Western Cape Language Committee
The Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC) was established in 1998 in accordance with the Western Cape Provincial Language Act, Act No 13 of 1998. The committee consists of 11 members.
Appointment of members
The Standing Committee of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) invites the general public to nominate persons to serve as members on the WCLC. In full compliance with the Western Cape Provincial Languages Act (Act no 13 of 1998), the Standing Committee short-lists candidates that meets the requirements and submits them to the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport for final selection. The demographics and percentage of language speakers are taken into account to ensure a balanced Committee that will be able to deliver on its mandate.
Ms Genevieve Lentz (Chairperson)
Dr Gregory Allen Grootboom (Deputy Chairperson)
Mr Riaan Baartman
Mr Zukile Jama
Ms Laurian Lesch
Mr Micarlo Malan
Mr Kwanda Mkhize
Ms Stevlyn Vermeulen
Dr Esau Willemse
Ms Vanessa Reyneke.
In terms of section 17 of the Western Cape Provincial Languages Act, 1998, officials in the Language Services component of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport perform the administrative work of the WCLC.
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