Western Cape Law on the Powers and Privileges of the Provincial Legislature, 1995 (Act 3 of 1995)

Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 4954
This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 08 Nov 2006.
Western Cape

South Africa

Western Cape Law on the Powers and Privileges of the Provincial Legislature, 1995

Act 3 of 1995

  1. [Amended by Western Cape Witnesses Act (Act 2 of 2006) on 8 November 2006]


(Afrikaans text signed by the Premier.)To define and declare the powers and privileges of the Provincial Legislature, and to provide for matters incidental thereto.BE IT ENACTED by the Provincial Legislature of the province of Western Cape, as follows:


1. Definitions

In this Law, unless the context indicates otherwise—committee” means any committee consisting of members;immediate precincts” means, for the purposes of section 10, the building housing the Provincial Legislature;journals” means the minutes of the proceedings of the Provincial Legislature;member” means a member of the Provincial Legislature, and includes a Member of the Executive Council;officer” means the Secretary, and any other person who may be appointed to the staff of the Provincial Legislature;Secretary” means the provisional secretary or the Secretary to the Provincial Legislature appointed in terms of section 143 of the Constitution;Speaker” means the Speaker of the Provincial Legislature referred to in section 131 of the Constitution;standing orders” means the rules and orders made by the Provincial Legislature in connection with the order and conduct of its business and proceedings under section 137(1) of the Constitution, andthe Constitution” means the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993 (Act 200 of 1993).

Chapter 1
Freedom of speech and debate

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[section 2 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 3 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 4 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 5 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

Chapter 2
The provincial legislature

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[section 6 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 7 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 8 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 9 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 10 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

Chapter 3
Members and officers

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[section 11 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 12 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 13 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 14 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 15 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 16 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

Chapter 4
Witness and documents

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[section 17 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 18 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 19 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 20 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 21 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 22 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 23 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

Chapter 5
General

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[section 24 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 25 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 26 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 27 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

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[section 28 repealed by section 6 of Act 2 of 2006]

29. Short title

This Law shall be called the Western Cape Law on the Powers and Privileges of the Provincial Legislature, 1995.