Provincial Legislature

Limpopo Department Budget for 2017-18

Vision

The Limpopo Legislature seeks to be a representative and consultative body, a vanguard of people’s aspirations and interests towards a democratic, non-sexist, non-racial, united and prosperous society.

Mission

The Legislature is an autonomous institution and an agent for transformation that strives to:

  • Defend, strengthen, deepen and maintain democracy;

  • Make quality laws and policies for the citizens of the province;

  • Have an effective and meaningful participation of the citizens in the law-making processes;

  • Articulate the needs and desires of the citizens of the province;

  • Be a transparent, consultative and accountable institution;

  • Maintain norms set nationally for the eradication of racism and gender imbalances;

  • Have a representative and accountable budget;

  • Ensure provision, retention of competent skills and efficient utilization of human resources;

  • Exercise oversight over the executive arm of government; and

  • Provide financial and administrative support to political parties represented in the Legislature and provide effective management and support to Members of the Legislature.

Core functions

  • Oversight over the executive arm of government;

  • Law making;

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  • Public Participation;

  • Consider, pass, amend or reject any bill before the Legislature with the exclusion of money bills;

  • Ensures that all provincial executive organs of state in the province are accountable. This is done through conducting oversight over the executives;

  • Facilitate public participation in law making processes and address petitions brought before the Legislature; and

  • Provide financial and administrative assistance to each party represented in the Legislature

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