Agriculture Committee to conduct public hearings
The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will conduct public hearings in Parliament next week on Tuesday, 5 May, and Wednesday, 6 May 2015.
The Committee’s two-day public hearings are driven by Parliament’s core objective of facilitating and involving individuals, interested groups and stakeholders to have a say and submit their inputs on the following Bills:
The Performing Animals Protection Amendment Bill – which seeks to amend the Perfoming Animals Protection Act,
The Plant Improvement Bill – which seeks to provide for the registration of certain types of business relating to plants and propagating intended for cultivation and sale.
The Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill – which seeks to provide for a system whereunder plant breeders’ rights relating to varieties of certain kinds of plants may be granted.
For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact:
Mzingezwi Obert Plum (Mr)
Parliamentary Communication Services
Tel: 021 403 2201
Cell: 076 905 4693
SOURCE: South African Official News