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Minister Michael Masutha to deliver Budget Vote Speech for the DoJ&CD and OCJ

18 May 2015

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv. Michael Masutha (MP), will deliver an annual budget policy statement before the National Assembly on 19 May 2015. The aim of the budget is to outline the targets and priorities set for the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJ&CD) and the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) for the 2015/16 financial year.

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing prior to the delivery of the budget vote speech, where Minister Masutha will highlight the key areas of focus for the 2015/16 financial year. This will present an opportunity for the department and the Office of the Chief Justice to reflect on progress made in the past and to map a way forward on future commitments.

The media briefing will be held as follows:

Date: 19 May 2015
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street Parliament
Time: 10h30

NB: Please note that there will be a video-link up at GCIS, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street (previously Schoeman Street) corner Festival Street, Hatfield, Pretoria.

For media confirmations contact: Solly Kganyago on 083 499 8243 / SKganyago@justice.gov.za or Emmah Maluleke on 073 430 5480/ emmaluleke@justice.gov.za

Enquiries: Advocate Mthunzi Mhaga
Spokesperson for the for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional services
0836418141
Mediaenquiries@justice.gov.za