Provincial Legislature

Limpopo Department Budget for 2016-17

Vision

The Limpopo Legislature seeks to be a representative and consultative body, a vanguard of people’s aspirations and interests towards a democratic, non-sexist, non-racial, united and prosperous society.

Mission and strategic goals

The Legislature is an autonomous institution and an agent for transformation that strives to: • Defend, strengthen, deepen and maint

• ain democracy;

• Make quality laws and policies for the citizens of the province;

• Have an effective and meaningful participation of the citizens in the law-making processes;

• Articulate the needs and desires of the citizens of the province;

• Be a transparent, consultative and accountable institution;

• Maintain norms set nationally for the eradication of racism and gender imbalances;

• Have a representative and accountable budget; and

• Ensure provision, retention of competent skills and efficient utilization of human resources

• Exercise oversight over the executive arm of government, provide financial and administrative support to political parties represented in the Legislature and provide effective management and support to Members of the Legislature.

Main services

The core functions of the Legislature are :

• Oversight over the executive arm of government.

• Law making.

• Public Participation and Petition.

• Consider, pass, amend or reject any bill before the Legislature with the exclusion of money bills.

• Ensures that all provincial executive organs of state in the province are accountable. This is done through oversight.

• Facilitate public involvement in its processes and committees through public participation and petitions.

• Provide financial and administrative assistance to each party represented in the Legislature.

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