As part of its mandate, the Petitions Committee takes reasonable steps to inform the citizens of the Province of their rights in terms of the Western Cape Petitions Act, 2006; takes reasonable steps to inform the citizens of the Province of the physical address, fax number, e-mail or postal address where a petition may be submitted; ensure that persons or categories of persons previously disadvantaged by unfair discrimination enjoy full participation in the process of governance; and exercise maximum accountability and transparency in the consideration of petitions.
The Committee may resolve a dispute by means of mediation or negotiation, where appropriate, or if requested to do so by a petitioner; and where appropriate, lodge a complaint with the Public Protector in terms of the Public Protector Act, 1994 (Act No. 23 of 1994), if the conduct of a person or body against whom a petition has been referred, is unsatisfactory.
|Hon Gillion Bosman (DA)|
|Hon Wendy Philander (DA)||Hon Khalid Sayed (ANC)||Hon Nosipho Makamba-Botya (EFF)|
|Hon Derrick America (DA)||Hon Lorraine Botha (DA)||Hon Ricardo Mackenzie (DA)||Hon Mesuli Kama (ANC)||Hon Melikhaya Xego (EFF)|