Free State Department Budget for 2018-19


In terms of the Constitution, the Premier (supported by the Department), is responsible for:

  • Implementing provincial legislation;
  • Implementing all national legislation within functional areas;
  • Administering in the province national legislation outside functional areas;
  • Developing and implementing provincial policy;
  • Co-ordinating the functions of the Provincial Administration and its departments.
  • Preparing and initiating provincial legislation and,
  • Performing any other function assigned to the provincial executive in terms of the Constitution or an Act of Parliament.


Leading Free State Province towards Service Excellence


To provide strategic direction and coordinate integrated service delivery within government in the Free State

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

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

Institutional Development
Monitoring and Evaluation

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Institutional Development
Monitoring And Evaluation
Policy & Governance

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 - Higher Education Institutions
Transfers And Subsidies - Households
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