"An Activist Legislature that Champions Democracy"

Law Making

The provincial legislature makes provincial laws and may adopt a Constitution for the province if two-thirds of its Members agree.

Legislation & Oversight

The Legislature provides effective and efficient mechanisms to oversee the executive. The Institution makes and implements strategies

Public Participation

The Public Participation and Petitions (PPP) Unit was established to comply with the constitutional imperative that a provincial legislature

Mission

To promote good governance and a culture of human rights through oversight, law-making and
public participation and education

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About Us

Constitutional Mandate

The Constitution of South Africa sets a single, sovereign democratic state where governance is effected through Parliament which includes provincial legislatures, the Executive and the Judiciary. The mandate of provincial legislatures is achieved through passing legislation, overseeing government action through oversight and the facilitating of public involvement, co operative government and public participation.

Presiding Officers

Hon. NB Sifuba

Speaker

Hon. LN Mapena

Deputy Speaker

Hon. J Radebe

Chairperson of Chairpersons

Invitation for Comments and Submissions

Free State Integrated Local Economic Development and Transformation Bill [B3 - 2022]

The Portfolio Committee on Economic Development will conduct public hearings on the aforementioned Bill. The purpose of the hearings is to solicit inputs from the public regarding the content of the Bill.

Africa Month

The month of May is recognised as Africa month – a time when the continent of Africa commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

 

The establishing the Organisation of Africa Unity  (OAU) in  1963, the  African continent became a pioneer in being the first continent to focus on continental unity and to encourage nation building through unity and freedom from oppression. It is in celebration of this milestone of the OAU and its successor, the African Union, that the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will host a series of events to celebrate Africa Day on 25th May and throughout May for Africa Month.

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