A modern and transformative legislature that fosters public pride and confidence in democracy and enhances service
delivery to the people of Gauteng.
In observing our constitutional obligations, Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL):
• Is a modern and dynamic African Legislature of the 21st century;
• Is a caring, responsive, activist and transformative Legislature;
• Reflects the values, aspirations and cultures of the South African people;
• Is the most competent, accessible, transparent and accountable Legislature;
• Fosters ethical and good governance;
• Attracts, develops, and retains skilled and professional staff; and
• Recognises staff contributions, rewards their achievements and provide a stimulating environment.
The core functions of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature are clearly defined in Section 114 of the Constitution of the
Republic of South Africa. The GPL is entrusted with the following responsibilities: facilitating law-making; ensuring public
participation in the legislative processes; and exercising oversight over the executive and the organs of the state. The GPL is
also responsible for furthering cooperative governance between provincial, national and local legislative institutions.
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 Estimates of Provincial Expenditure 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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