Provincial Legislature

KwaZulu-Natal Department Budget for 2017-18


The vision of the Provincial Legislature (hereafter referred to as the Legislature) is: To be an activist, people-centred Legislature.

Mission statement

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.

Core functions

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.

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