Provincial Legislature

Eastern Cape Department Budget for 2016-17

Vision

A people's assembly for good governmance to achive excellence

Mission

  • to conduct oversight that will ensure accountability of the provincial government to the people of the Province

  • to pass laws that will ensure that citizens' rights are upheld

  • to conduct public outreach and education programmes that will ensure meaningful participation of the public in government programmes

  • to foster relations with local and international oversight bodies that will ensure sharing of knowledge\ and best practise

Core functions and responsibilties

  • the core mandate of the easterncape provincial legislature(ECPL) is facilitating law making; ensuring public participation in the legislative processes; and exercising oversight over the executive and other organs of the state. ECPL is also responsible for the furthering cooperative governance between provincial and local legislative instituions.

  • the oversight function and the opening of the doors of the legislature to the public continue to be important areas of the legislature's activities. bills brought beofre the legislature by departments are scrutinized beofre they are tabled in the house for debate. in the process, the stakeholders view's are also prepared in respect of national legislation throught the national council of provinces (NCOP) the legislature also ensures that departments spend voted funds in the prescribed manner throught the oversight function provided by portfolio committees

The Budget Cycle
Plan

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.

Spending plans by programme and sub-programme

A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different budgets, depending on their objectives and available budgets. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.

Classification of spending items

In addition to exploring the department budget by programmes, the budget is classified according to Economic Classification.

The Economic Classification of a department's expenditure distinguishes between various categories of current expenditure and capital expenditure. The purpose of the economic classification is to categorise transactions according to type of object or input, such as compensation of employees or capital assets.

This visualisation highlights how many categories of expenditure there are for this department at Economic Classification level 4, and which ones are the biggest.

Economic Classification level 4 data for this financial year is not available on vulekamali.

Programme spending under economic classifications

Budget programmes will differ in composition of spending, from compensation of employees, transfers to other agencies and goods and services, depending on their objective.

Select an Economic Classification to filter the data in this chart and see how much programmes spend on that category.

Economic Classification level 4 data for this financial year is not available on vulekamali.

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.

Procurement resources

Procurement plans
A display of aggregated demand for goods and services per institution. This indicates what procurement of goods/services departments and entities plan to procure each quarter.
Deviations from procurement process
Requests from national departments, public entities, Constitutional institutions and provincial treasuries to deviate from standard bidding processes when procuring goods or services.
Expansions and extensions of contracts
Requests from national departments and public entities to expand and extend existing contracts rather than request new bids from potential suppliers to perform the work.
Implement
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Implementation data coming soon
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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
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

Budgeted and actual expenditure comparison

Compare the adjusted appropriation to the main appropriation to see whether changes were made in the adjustments budget to the appropriations set out in the budget. The audited outcome shows what was actually spent.

Note: Direct charges against the National Revenue Fund are excluded.

Please note
Please note that the data for 2013 and 2014 has not been published on vulekamali.
Main appropriation
Adjusted appropriation
Final appropriation
Audited outcome

Budgeted and actual expenditure comparison by programme

Compare the amount of budget allocated to each of this deparment’s programmes at each phase in the process leading up to the Audited Outcome

Main appropriation
Adjusted appropriation
Final appropriation
Audited outcome
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