Lead the modernisation of the public service, through a generally applicable framework of norms and standards, to improve service delivery.
The Department of Public Service and Administration draws its mandate from section 195(1) of the Constitution, which sets out basic values and principles the public service should adhere to, and the Public Service Act (1994).
In terms of the act, the Minister of Public Service and Administration is responsible for establishing norms and standards relating to:
The Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: