The vision of the Provincial Legislature (hereafter referred to as the Legislature) is: To be an activist, people-centred Legislature.
The Legislature’s mission statement is: To deepen democracy and entrench activism in KwaZulu-Natal through robust oversight, effective public participation and efficient law-making.
In order to achieve the above strategic objectives, the Legislature is responsible for carrying out the following core functions:
To maintain the highest standards in drafting, amending and passing legislation.
To timeously consider, pass, amend or reject legislation referred to the Legislature by the Executive Council or the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).
To maintain oversight over the provincial executive authority in the province, including the implementation of legislation.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) 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: