Gauteng Provincial Legislature

Gauteng Department Budget for 2015-16


To be a modern and transformative legislature that fosters public pride and confidence in democracy and enhances service delivery to the people of Gauteng.


In observing its constitutional obligations, Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) aspires to:

  • Be a modern and dynamic African legislature of the 21st century;

  • Be caring, responsive, activist and transformative;

  • Reflect the values, aspirations and cultures of the South African people;

  • Be highly competent, accessible, transparent and accountable;;
  • Foster ethical standards and good governance;

  • Attract, develop, and retain skilled and professional staff; and

  • Recognise staff contributions, reward their achievements and provide a stimulating working environment

Core functions

The core mandate of the GPL is to facilitate law making; ensure public participation in legislative processes;and exercise oversight over the executive and the organs of the state. The GPL is also responsible for furthering cooperative governance between provincial, national and local legislative institutions.

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