Tshililo Michael Masutha, Mr

Tshililo Michael
Date Of Birth

Current Positions

Mr Masutha is the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services of the Republic of South Africa from 26 May 2014 until 25 May 2019.

He is a Member of Parliament for the African National Congress since 1999. He is a member of Disabled People of SA (DPSA). He serves as a Chairperson for the Committee on Auditor-General.

Academic Qualifications

He did a BJuris at the University of Limpopo (then the University of the North) from 1985 to 1988, and obtained an LlB from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1989.

Positions last held/Career/Memberships/Other Activities

Mr Masutha is a member of the Northern Transvaal Association for the Blind (affiliate of DPSA).
He was an organiser of the Disabled Students at University of the North.
Mr Masutha served on the following Parliamentary Committees: Justice and Constitutional Development; Social Development; Rules Committee; Constitutional Review; Sub-committee on Review of Rules; Rules Sub-committee on Delegated Legislation and Committee on Constitutional Review.
He was born with a visual impairment, and went to the Siloe School for the Blind, matriculating in 1984. He uses Braille and large print for reading.

Mr Masutha served as the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of the Republic of South Africa from 09 July 2013 until 25 May 2014.

Research/Presentations/Awards/Decorations/Bursaries and Publications

He Published: Disability Rights, as well as Developing Justice Series in 1993.


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