Gauteng Provincial Legislature

Gauteng Department Budget for 2017-18


A modern and transformative legislature that fosters public pride and confidence in democracy and enhances service delivery to the people og Gauteng.


In observing our constitutional obligations, Gauteng Provincal Legislature (GPL)

  • Is a modern and dynamic African legislature of the 21st Century

  • Ia a caring,responsive,activist and transformative legislature;

  • Reflects the values, aspirationsand cultured of the South African people

  • Is the most competent, accessible, transparent and accountable legislature;

  • Fosters ethical and good governance;

  • Attracts, develops, and retains skilled and prodessional staff; and

  • Recognises staff contributions,rewards their achievements and provides a stimulating environment

Core functions

Section 114 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa defines the core functions and responsibilities of the GPL.The Act assigns to the GPL the power to exercise oversight over the Executive and organs of the state; and to facilitate law-making through considering,passing, amending or rejecting any bill before the GPL ,including initiating and preparing legislation with the exception of money billd. Section 118 ststes that the GPL must ensure public participations in legislative processes by ensuring that the public has access to and is involves with the processes

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