Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

National Department Budget for 2015-16

Vote purpose

Improve cooperative governance across the three spheres of government in partnership with institutions of traditional leadership, thereby ensuring that provinces and municipalities carry out service delivery and development functions effectively.

Mandate

The Department of Cooperative Governance is mandated to: develop and monitor the implementation of national policy and legislation, seeking to transform and strengthen key institutions and mechanisms of governance to fulfil their development role; develop, promote and monitor mechanisms, systems and structures to enable integrated service delivery and implementation within government; and promote sustainable development by providing support to and exercising oversight over provincial and local government. This mandate is derived from the following legislation:

  • the Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act (2005)

  • the Municipal Property Rates Act (2004)

  • the Municipal Systems Act (2000)

  • the Municipal Structures Act (1998).

The Budget Cycle
Plan

2015-16 Budget

The Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.

Programme budgets for 2015-16

A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's documents.

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Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Administration
Governance and Intergovernmental Relations
Infrastructure and Economic Development
National Disaster Management Centre
Policy, Research and Knowledge Management
Provincial and Municipal Government Systems
Traditional Affairs

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Administration
Governance and Intergovernmental Relations
Infrastructure and Economic Development
National Disaster Management Centre
Policy, Research and Knowledge Management
Provincial and Municipal Government Systems
Traditional Affairs

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Capital - Payments for capital assets
Capital - Transfers and subsidies
Current - Current payments
Current - Transfers and subsidies
Implement

2015-16 Adjusted Budget

The Adjusted Estimates of National Expenditure (AENE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.

Please note
The adjusted budget documents are not available yet on vulekamali.gov.za
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Budgeted and Actual Expenditure

Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.

The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.

Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:

Year Phase
2011-12 Audited Outcome
2012-13 Audited Outcome
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Adjusted appropriation
2015-16 Main appropriation
2016-17 Medium Term Estimates
2017-18 Medium Term Estimates

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