Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Mpumalanga Department Budget for 2016-17


Responsive, effective, efficient and sustainable cooperative governance


To coordinate, support, monitor and strengthen an integrated cooperative Governance system

Core functions and responsibilities

  • S154 of the Constitution states that National and Provincial governments, by legislative and other measures, must support and strengthen the capacity of Municipalities to manage their own affairs, to exercise their powers and to perform their functions.

  • S105 (1) states that the MEC for Local Government in a province must establish mechanisms, processes and procedures in terms of S155(6) of the Constitution to-

  • Monitor Municipalities in the Province in managing their own affairs, exercising their powers and performing their functions;

  • Monitor the development of local government capacity in the Province; and

  • Assess the support needed by Municipalities to strengthen their capacity to manage their own affairs, exercise their powers and perform their functions.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

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

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Development and Planning
Local Governance
The House of Traditional Leaders
Traditional Institutional 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 - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Payments for capital assets - Software and other intangible assets
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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