A people’s assembly for good governance to achieve service excellence.
To conduct oversight that will ensure accountability of the provincial government to the people of the Province;
To pass laws that will ensure that citizen’s rights are upheld;
To conduct public outreach and education programmes that will ensure meaningful participation of the public government programs;and
To foster relations withlocal and international bodies that will ensurre sharing of knowledgfe and best practises;
The core mandate of the Eastern Cape Provincial legislature (ECPL) is facilitating law making; ensuring public participaton in the legislative processes; and exercising oversight over Executive and other organs of the state. ECPL is also responsible for furthering cooperative governance between provincial and local legislative institutions.
The oversight function and the opening oof the doors of the Legislature to the public continue to be important areas of the Legislature’s activities. Bills brought before the Legislature by departments are scrutinized before they are taled in the HOuse for debate. In this process, the stakeholder’s views are taken into account-either by invitingthem to the Legislature or by holding meetings. These inputs are also prepared in respect of national legislation through the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). The Legislature also ensures that departments spend voted funds in the prescribed manner through the oversight function provided by portfolio comittees.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
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.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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