Provincial Treasury

Northern Cape Department Budget for 2016-17

Vision

To be the heartbeat of sound financial management that supports economic growth and development.

Mission

We strive to promote sound fiscal policy that enables financial sustainability and support economic development.

Core Function and Responsibilities

The core functions and responsibilities of a Provincial Treasury are outlined in the Public Finance Management Act and the Municipalities Finance Management Act, and amongst others, entail the following:

  • The preparation of the provincial annual and adjustment budgets;

  • Exercising control over the implementation of the provincial departmental budgets;

  • Monitoring local government budgets processes;

  • Supporting and building capacity in local governments, which includes the coordination of the implementation of the MFMA;

  • Ensuring compliance with the annual Division of Revenue Act;

  • Promoting and enforcing transparency and effective management of revenue, expenditure, assets and liabilities of the provincial departments and public entities;

  • Assisting provincial departments and public entities in their respective capacity building efforts for effective, efficient and transparent financial management by providing assistance with implementation and maintenance of financial systems, PERSAL, LOGIS and BAS;

  • Ensure compliance to supply chain management (SCM) best practices;

  • Coordinating and monitoring activities of risk management in the province;

  • Investigating any systems of financial management and internal controls to be applied by the provincial departments or public entities to enhance effective and efficient financial management;

  • Issuing provincial treasury instructions.

  • Preparing consolidated financial statements for the province.

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
Assets and Liabilities Management
Financial Governance
Provincial Internal Audit
Sustainable Resource

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Administration
Assets and Liabilities Management
Financial Governance
Provincial Internal Audit
Sustainable Resource

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
Current payments - Interest and rent on land
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Payments for capital assets - Software and other intangible assets
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions

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
Please note
Implementation data coming soon
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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

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