Correctional Services

National Department Budget for 2017-18

Vote purpose

Contribute to a just, peaceful and safer South Africa through the effective and humane incarceration of inmates and the rehabilitation and social reintegration of offenders.

Mandate

The mandate of the Department of Correctional Services is derived from the Correctional Services Act (1998), the Criminal Procedure Act (1977), the 2005 White Paper on Corrections, and the 2014 White Paper on Remand Detention Management in South Africa. The legislation requires the department to contribute to maintaining and promoting a just, peaceful and safe society by correcting offending behaviour in a safe, secure and humane environment, which allows for optimal rehabilitation and reduced repeat offending.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

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

Administration
Care
Incarceration
Rehabilitation
Social Reintegration

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Administration
Care
Incarceration
Rehabilitation
Social Reintegration

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 - Biological assets
Payments for capital assets - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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