Provincial Legislature

Northern Cape Department Budget for 2017-18

Vision

An activist Legislature advancing the aspirations of the people of the Northern Cape.

Mission

To serve people of the Northern Cape by building a developmental institution for effective law making, public participation, accountability and oversight over the executive and municipalities

Core Services

*The Northern Cape Provincial Legislature (NCPL) exists in terms of section 104 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act 108 of 1996 which vests the legislative authority of the Northern Cape Province in the NCPL. In addition to the legislative authority, Provincial Legislature also has a constitutional mandate of oversight over the provincial executive as well as a responsibility to ensure public participation in its processes.

*An effective Legislature is strongly correlated with the existence of a viable democracy and an open society. The Northern Cape Provincial Legislature on account of its members and legislative functions can empower ordinary citizens to participate in the development of policies that shape their lives. Due to its oversight role, the NCPL is fundamental in establishing the rule of law, protecting human rights, overseeing transparent governance processes and ensuring compliance with national and provincial legislation in the Northern Cape.

*These functions, though universally recognised are not always naturally or effectively implemented without sufficient human and financial resources. With its budget the NCPL is able to develop programmes geared at its own development. These programmes are aimed at strengthening representatives, transparency, accountability and effective government

The Budget Cycle
Plan

2017-18 Budget

The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.

Spending plans by programme and sub-programme

A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different budgets, depending on their objectives and available budgets. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.

Classification of spending items

In addition to exploring the department budget by programmes, the budget is classified according to Economic Classification.

The Economic Classification of a department's expenditure distinguishes between various categories of current expenditure and capital expenditure. The purpose of the economic classification is to categorise transactions according to type of object or input, such as compensation of employees or capital assets.

This visualisation highlights how many categories of expenditure there are for this department at Economic Classification level 4, and which ones are the biggest.

Economic Classification level 4 data for this financial year is not available on vulekamali.

Programme spending under economic classifications

Budget programmes will differ in composition of spending, from compensation of employees, transfers to other agencies and goods and services, depending on their objective.

Select an Economic Classification to filter the data in this chart and see how much programmes spend on that category.

Economic Classification level 4 data for this financial year is not available on vulekamali.

2017-18 Adjusted Budget

The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.

Procurement resources

Procurement plans
A display of aggregated demand for goods and services per institution. This indicates what procurement of goods/services departments and entities plan to procure each quarter.
Deviations from procurement process
Requests from national departments, public entities, Constitutional institutions and provincial treasuries to deviate from standard bidding processes when procuring goods or services.
Expansions and extensions of contracts
Requests from national departments and public entities to expand and extend existing contracts rather than request new bids from potential suppliers to perform the work.
Implement
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Implementation data coming soon
Review

Planned compared to historical expenditure

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:

Year Phase
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Audited Outcome
2015-16 Audited Outcome
2016-17 Adjusted appropriation
2017-18 Main appropriation
2018-19 Medium Term Estimates
2019-20 Medium Term Estimates

Budgeted and actual expenditure comparison

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 actually spent.

Note: Direct charges against the National Revenue Fund are excluded.

Please note
Please note that the data for 2014 has not been published on vulekamali.
Main appropriation
Adjusted appropriation
Final appropriation
Audited outcome

Budgeted and actual expenditure comparison by programme

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

Please note
One or more programmes did not exist for some years displayed.
Main appropriation
Adjusted appropriation
Final appropriation
Audited outcome
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