Ensure independent oversight of the South African Police Service and the
Municipal Police Services. Conduct independent and impartial investigations of
identified criminal offences allegedly committed by members of the South
African Police Service and the Municipal Police Services; and make appropriate
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate exercises its functions in
accordance with the Independent Police Investigative Directorate Act (2011).
The act gives effect to the provisions of section 206(6) of the Constitution,
which provides for the establishment of an independent police complaints body
that must investigate any alleged misconduct of, or offence committed by, a
member of the police service. The thrust of the directorate’s work is to
investigate serious and priority crimes allegedly committed by members of the
South African Police Service and Municipal Police Services.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate Act (2011), which came into
effect on 1 April 2012, grants the directorate an extended mandate and changes
the focus of the directorate’s work from a complaints-driven organisation to
one that prioritises the investigative function. The act further places
stringent obligations on the South African Police Service and Municipal Police
Services to report matters that must be investigated by the directorate and
ensure the implementation of the disciplinary recommendations of the
The Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
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 National Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of National Expenditure (AENE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
These charts show changes to the spending plans originally published in the Estimates of National Expenditure. Details of these changes are published in the Adjusted Estimates of National Expenditure.
Total adjustment to the original budget for this department.
Changes to planned spending between categories within this department.
No adjustments were made to the total budget of this department
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:
Compare the adjusted appropriation to the main appropriation to see whether changes were made in the adjustments budget to the appropriations set out in the budget. The audited outcome shows what was actually spent.
Note: Direct charges against the National Revenue Fund are excluded.
Read more in the Annual Report on the department's website.
Compare the amount of budget allocated to each of this deparment’s programmes at each phase in the process leading up to the Audited Outcome
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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