Community Safety

Gauteng Department Budget for 2015-16

Vision

To ensure that Gauteng is a safe and secure province

Mission

To be an innovative, effective and proactive department that ensures police oversight and promotion of safety of Gauteng citizens by:

  • Exercising oversight over law enforcement agencies in the Province,

  • To promote and strengthen relations between communities and Law Enforcement Agencies,

  • To educate and empower citizens on issues of public safety and coordinating community mobilisation in safety initiatives,

  • To promote road safety.

Core functions

The core functions and responsibilities of the department are:

  • To monitor police conduct;

  • To oversee the effectiveness and efficiency of the province’s law enforcement agencies (primarily the South African Police Service and the three metropolitan police departments of Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg and Tshwane), including receiving reports on these police services;

  • To promote good relations between the police and communities;

  • To assess the effectiveness of visible policing;

  • To liaise with the Minister of Police with respect to crime and policing in the province

  • To record and investigate public complaints alleging police inefficiency;

  • To mobilise all communities in the fight against crime;
  • To promote social crime prevention through partnerships and other appropriate interventions; and

  • To promote road safety, in collaboration with other law enforcement agencies, to reduce road accidents and resultant fatalities
The Budget Cycle
Plan

2015-16 Budget

The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) 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 Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

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

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Households

2015-16 Adjusted Budget

The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.

Please note
The tables in EPRE chapter (Excel) is not available yet
Implement
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Implementation data coming soon
Review

Planned compared to historical 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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