Provincial Legislature

North West Department Budget for 2015-16

Vision

Democratic, Non Racial, Non Sexist, Transparent and Activist Legislature

Mission

  • 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 Legislature.

  • To empower Members of the Legislature so as to effectively participate in the business of the legislature.

  • To ensure integration, co-operation and co-ordination between the Legislature and Parliament.

Core functions of the Legislature

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 programmes.

  • 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.

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