A people-centred, African, world class Legislature.
To hold the Executive and other state organs accountable through intensified oversight
enhanced public involvement and effective law making supported by professional
The core functions are as follows:
To provide strategic leadership and management to ensure divisional effectiveness in
support of the core business of the Legislature.
Coordinate and facilitate the business of the House, and provide Hansard and language
To provide professional and administrative support to Committees and liaison function
between the Legislature and the NCOP for the fulfilment of the constitutional mandate.
To provide research, policy analysis and knowledge management in support of the core
business of the Legislature.
To provide professional legal services in support of the core business of the Legislature.
Public participation and petitions
To provide professional and administrative services regarding public investment and
public participation in support of the core business of the Legislature.
Members’ affairs and political parties
To provide professional and administrative support services to Members in order to fulfil the constitutional mandate of the Legislature.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
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.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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