Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

National Department Budget for 2017-18

Vote purpose

Improve cooperative governance across the three spheres of government, in partnership with institutions of traditional leadership, to ensure that provinces and municipalities carry out their service delivery and development functions effectively.

Mandate

The Department of Cooperative Governance is mandated to: develop and monitor the implementation of national policy and legislation aimed at transforming and strengthening key institutions and mechanisms of governance in national, provincial and local government to fulfil their developmental role; develop, promote and monitor mechanisms, systems and structures to enable integrated service delivery and implementation within government; and promote sustainable development by providing support to and exercising oversight of provincial and local government. This mandate is derived from the following legislation:

  • the Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act (2005)

  • the Municipal Property Rates Act (2004)

  • the Municipal Systems Act (2000)

  • the Municipal Structures Act (1998).

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

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

Administration
Community Work Programme
Institutional Development
Local Government Support and Intervention Management
National Disaster Management Centre
Regional and Urban Development and Legislative Support

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Administration
Community Work Programme
Institutional Development
Local Government Support and Intervention Management
National Disaster Management Centre
Regional and Urban Development and Legislative Support

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 - Foreign governments and international organisations
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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Data by Public Service Accountability Monitor
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Data by Public Service Accountability Monitor
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Data by Public Service Accountability Monitor
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