Public hearings on Commissioner for Children Bill

The Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Standing Committee on the Premier and Constitutional Matters will conduct public hearings focusing on the Western Cape Commissioner for Children Bill [B 4–2018] as part of its constitutional responsibilities.


The aim of the Bill is to provide for the appointment of a Commissioner for Children in the Western Cape; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.


The public hearings are arranged as follows:




Wednesday 3 October

Bastiaanse Secondary School

Lang Street

Beaufort West


Thursday 4 October

Pacaltzdorp Civic Centre

Mission Street

Pacaltzdorp, George


Tuesday 6 November

Vredendal North Community Centre

AAS le Fleur Street



Thursday, 8 November




Chamber (sixth floor)

Western Cape Provincial Parliament

Provincial Legislature Building

7 Wale Street

Cape Town



Interested persons and organisations are invited to attend and to participate in the public hearings.

Written submissions and requests to make verbal presentations on such submissions must be directed to the standing committee’s coordinator, Ms Waseemah Achmat on Tel 021 487 1657 or via email Requests to make verbal presentations at the scheduled public hearings must be submitted to the Committee Coordinator at least one day before the scheduled public hearing. Written submissions must be received by Thursday, 15 November 2018.

Copies of the Western Cape Commissioner for Children Bill [B 4–2018] are available on request or can be accessed on the Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s website, or click here.

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