Rules sub-committee hopes to finalise impeachment rules by March

While a new draft of rules to give effect to section 89 of the constitution should be ready by next Friday, the subcommittee hopes to complete the entire process by March.

The National Assembly’s rules sub-committee sat on Wednesday, to discuss the drafting rules to govern the impeachment of a sitting president.

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Eyewitness News reporter Gaye Davis says the sub-committee will reconvene on January 24.

Then there is a further process because these rules will have to go before the full rules committee itself and they may just immediately approve them or there might be questions.

Gaye Davis, EWN Parliamentary reporter

The chairperson of the committee, Richard Mdakane, is saying that they are hoping that they will be able to finalise these rules by the end of March.

Gaye Davis, EWN Parliamentary reporter

The EFF is pushing for this to be concluded a lot earlier.

Gaye Davis, EWN Parliamentary reporter

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