A people’s assembly for good governmance to achive excellence
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
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 Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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