Public Service and Administration

National Department Budget for 2018-19

Vote purpose

Lead the modernisation of the public service, through a generally applicable framework of norms and standards, to improve service delivery.

Mandate

The Department of Public Service and Administration draws its mandate from section 195(1) of the Constitution, which sets out basic values and principles the public service should adhere to, and the Public Service Act (1994).

In terms of the act, the Minister of Public Service and Administration is responsible for establishing norms and standards relating to:

  • the functions of the public service
  • organisational structures and establishments of departments, and other organisational and governance arrangements in the public service
  • labour relations, conditions of service and other employment practices for employees
  • the health and wellness of employees
  • information management
  • electronic government in the public service
  • integrity, ethics, conduct and anti-corruption
  • transformation, reform, innovation and any other matter to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the public service and its service delivery to the public.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Administration
Governance of Public Administration
Government Chief Information Officer
Policy Development, Research and Analysis
Public Service Employment and Conditions of Service
Service Delivery Support

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Administration
Governance of Public Administration
Government Chief Information Officer
Policy Development, Research and Analysis
Public Service Employment and Conditions of Service
Service Delivery Support

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Payments for capital assets - Software and other intangible assets
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Foreign governments and international organisations
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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