Gauteng Provincial Treasury

Gauteng Department Budget for 2016-17

Vision

To provide strategic leadership in financial and fiscal matters to ensure sustainable and inclusive social and economic development of the people of Gauteng so that all may enjoy value-for-money services of the highest quality.

Mission

We are an activist Treasury that enables and promotes quality service delivery for the citizens of Gauteng through:

•• Sustainable financing and funding that ensures developmentally focused allocation of resources and innovative revenue generation;

•• Efficient cash management that ensures sustainable liquidity levels in the province;

•• Effective financial management and reporting that ensures responsible stewardship and transparent resource utilization and expenditure; and

•• A well-structured governance framework that ensures accountability, transparency and fiscal discipline in line with statutory obligations.

Core functions and responsibilities

The functions or powers of the Gauteng Provincial Treasury (GPT) are described in both the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), 1999 and the Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act No 56 of 2003). These can be summarized as follows:

•• To manage the budget allocation for the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG);

•• To ensure the instilling of fiscal discipline and corporate governance in the Province;

•• To ensure proper cash management;

•• To ensure the effective and efficient utilization of resources (that is, value for money and compliance with all relevant legislations);

•• To develop, implement and monitor compliance with corporate governance norms and standards relating to provincial and local governments; and

•• To ensure adequate financial accountability.

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.

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 Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Administration
Financial Governance
Gauteng Audit Services
Municipal Financial Governance
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Fiscal Resource Management

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Administration
Financial Governance
Gauteng Audit Services
Municipal Financial Governance
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Fiscal Resource 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 - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households

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.

Implement
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Implementation data coming soon
Review

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

Please note
One or more programmes did not exist for some years displayed.
Main appropriation
Adjusted appropriation
Final appropriation
Audited outcome
Municipal Financial Governance
Gauteng Audit Services
Provincial Supply Chain and Movable Asset Management
Supply Chain Management
Financial Governance
Administration
Sustainable Fiscal Resource Management
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