Democratic, Non Racial, Non Sexist, Transparent and Activist Legislature
To initiate transformation laws.
To promote public participation and transparency in an accountable manner.
To establish and maintain a skilled administration to participate effectively in the Core business of the
To empower Members of the Legislature so as to effectively participate in the business of the
To ensure integration, co-operation and co-ordination between the Legislature and Parliament.
In order to achieve the above strategic goals, the North West Provincial Legislature (NWPL) is responsible
for carrying out the following core functions:
To make laws for the province. Essentially, this means that the North West Provincial Legislature has
a duty to improve the quality of life for the people of North West Province by creating laws that are just
and responsive to the people’s needs.
To provide support to Committees and the Institution by ensuring public participation in all its
To oversee the provincial government – it is the North West Provincial Legislature’s duty to ensure that the government of North West uses its authority in a responsible manner, and that it implements the province’s legislation in the best interest of the people of this province.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
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.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
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:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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