Military Veterans

National Department Budget for 2017-18

Department purpose

Formulate policies and standards aimed at providing a comprehensive delivery system to military veterans and their dependants in recognition of their role in the democratisation of South Africa.


The Department of Military Veterans derives its mandate from the Military Veterans Act (2011), which requires the department to provide national policy and standards on socioeconomic support to military veterans and to their dependants, including benefits and entitlement to help realise a dignified, unified, empowered and self-sufficient community of military veterans.

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