Two sessions set aside for the NCOP to discuss the secrecy bill
30 April 2012
Two parliamentary committee meetings allocated in discussing and finalising the secrecy bill by the deadline is not enough.
The deadline is 17 May.
Only two sessions has been set aside to discuss, adopt or alter the secrecy bill by the National Council of Provinces AD Hoc committee on the Protection of State Information Bill.
The DA member of the NCOP in KZN Alf Lees said that they will deliberate for one day on Friday on any amendments to the bill.
Lees added that the following week they plan to take a decision on whether the bill as amended should be proceeded with.