Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Eastern Cape Department Budget for 2016-17


an integrated , capable , responsive and accountable local government and tradional system focusing on the needs of the community


to promote a development local state and traditional institutions that are accountable , focused on citizens priorties; capable of delivering high - quality services consistency and sustainably through local government and participatory democracy

core functions and responisibilities

  • facilitate the transformation of development local govenrment in line with all relevant developmental legislation:

  • facilitate tranformation in the institions of traditional leadership and democratic strucutres of governance;

  • provide extensive-measurable support to municipalities to improve their administrative, governance and finalcial capabilities in order to realise their constitional mandate

  • improve the provision of support (technical and administrative ) to municipalities in order to fast-track the delivary of basic services and access improvement thereof;

  • promote the deepening of democracy throught the implementation of the ward committee model and ward base planning at municipal level through community development work programme (CDW)

  • integrate municipal interventions support through a singel window of coordination that enables communities to expierance cohesion, predictabily, excellence in service delivery and control over the enviroment they find themselves in;

  • facilitate the operationalized implementation of the back to basic service delivary model by all municipalities

  • provide administrative and infastructure development support to tradional leadership institutions in order to meer their legislative requirements of their communities; and

  • promote and support the participation of traditional communities in developmental programmes

The Budget Cycle

2016-17 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 2016-17

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.

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Development And Planning
House Of Traditional Leaders
Local Governance
Traditional Institutional Management

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
Payments for capital assets - Software and other intangible assets
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities

2016-17 Adjusted Budget

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

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The adjusted budget documents are not available yet on

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
2012-13 Audited Outcome
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Audited Outcome
2015-16 Adjusted appropriation
2016-17 Main appropriation
2017-18 Medium Term Estimates
2018-19 Medium Term Estimates

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