REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LANDS, ENERGY, AND WATER FOR THE FIRST SESSION OFTHE ELEVENTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY APPOINTED ON 20
Consisting of:Mr G G Nkombo, MP (Chairperson); Mr R Siamunene, MP; Ms D Siliya, MP; Mr M Mumba,MP; Prof G Lungwangwa, MP; Mr M Muteteka, MP; and Mr J Kapyanga, MP, and Mr NChilangwa.The Honourable Mr Speaker,National Assembly,Parliament Buildings,
Sir,Your Committee has the honour to present its Report for the First Session of the EleventhNational Assembly.
Functions of the Committee
2. In addition to any other duties placed upon it by the Honourable Mr Speaker or anyStanding Order or any other order of the Assembly, the duties of the Committee on Lands,Energy and Water are as follows:i.
to study, report and make appropriate recommendations to the Governmentthrough the House on the mandate, management and operations of theGovernment ministries, departments and/or agencies under its portfolio;ii.
to carry out detailed scrutiny of certain activities being undertaken by theGovernment ministries, departments and/or agencies under its portfolio and makeappropriate recommendations to the House for ultimate consideration by theGovernment;iii.
to make, if considered, necessary recommendations to the Government on the needto review certain policies and/or certain existing legislation; andiv.
to consider any Bills that may be referred to it by the House.
Meetings of the Committee
3. During the year under review, your Committee held thirteen meetings.
Procedure Adopted by the Committee
4. During the course of their deliberations, your Committee considered and adoptedthe following programme of work:(i) consideration of submissions on the Status of the Petroleum Industry inZambia;(ii) local tours;