Special Appropriation Bill

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Special Appropriation Bill

“Government has committed R23 billion to be allocated to Eskom over the next 3 years in the current fiscal framework, Eskom’s funding plan is dependent on Eskom raising additional finance from the market, which in turn requires Eskom to be a going concern. It is therefore important to note that the proposed financial support for 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years addresses the going concern status and enables Eskom to honour its obligations.

Therefore, this Special Appropriation Bill request approval for additional financial support for Eskom as follows:

a. Additional R26 billion in 2019/20 financial year; and

b. R33 billion in the 2020/21 financial year.”

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Do you agree with the Draft amendment regulations in terms of the private security industry regulations act? (see summary)
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GS
No I do not
The private security companies are fulfilling a duty which the SAPS cannot fulfill and that is to keep us Safe. Security guards are well trained and disciplined and know how and when to use the semi-auto guns safely and efficiently. To take this right out of their hands is the same as to give them an air-gun to fight criminals with automatic rifles. Plse get really. Two weekends ago 42 people were killed on the Cape Flats and that not by security people but gangsters ruling the flats. Government is not protecting the people but lining us up to be killed by criminals that are better armed with illegal weapons. Rather do something about that. More police man are loosing their lives for the wrong reasons.
Raymondo
No I do not
Police are corrupt and their responds is so poor why should they not be armed to protect themselves and others. Problem in the western cape is not so much the gangsters but the police. Reason for saying that is, they are the most organized gang in the western cape. Sort out your own house first before looking at others.
Shelley
No I do not
The cops are corrupt. they are selling firearms to gansters and criminals on the black market. Why should a private security guard be defenseless against a criminal? Why should he/she be on the back foot when faced with a poacher or gang member with a gun? It's grossly unfair - it seems this bill is aimed at protecting criminals and not the people who are paid to fight them. It seems this bill is meant to disarm citizens, leaving us defenseless against murderers, rapist, thieves and poachers!!
MORGAN
No I do not
Private security companies do protect our society and require firearms to combat crimes against society. Criminals have easy access to guns etc that are currently easily brought into our country via our borders
MORGAN
No I do not
Private security companies do protect our society and require firearms to combat crimes against society. Criminals have easy access to guns etc that are currently easily brought into our country via our borders

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