To Foster Lawmaking, Oversight and Public Participation Processes through robust debates to instil Public Pride and Confidence in Democracy.
The North West Provincial Legislature has, in its quest to attain its vision, adopted the following dynamic principles and activities as its mission:
To reflect the values and aspirations of the people of the North West.
To promote Public Participation, Accessibility, Transparency and Accountability.
To be a caring, robust, responsive and activist Legislature.
To develop capacity and skills of both Members and staff.
To hold the Executive accountable.
To maintain a skilled, well-motivated, well led and managed administration.
In order to achieve the above strategic goals, the North West Provincial Legislature (NWPL) is responsible for carrying out the following core functions:
To make laws for the province. Essentially, this means that the North West Provincial Legislature has a duty to improve the quality of life for the people of North West Province by creating laws that are just and responsive to the people’s needs.
To provide support to Committees and the Institution by ensuring public participation in all its programmes.
To oversee the provincial government – it is the North West Provincial Legislature’s duty to ensure that the government of North West uses its authority in a responsible manner, and that it implements the province’s legislation in the best interest of the people of this province.
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
Compare the adjusted appropriation to the main appropriation to see whether changes were made in the
adjustments budget to the appropriations set out in the budget. The audited outcome shows what was
Note: Direct charges against the National Revenue Fund are excluded.
Compare the amount of budget allocated to each of this deparment’s programmes at each phase in the
process leading up to the Audited Outcome
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: