Appropriation Act

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Appropriation Act No 7 of 2007


Government Gazette
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Vol. 505 Cape Town 27 July 2007 No. 30127
THE PRESIDENCY No. 685 27 July 2007
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:–
No. 7 of 2007: Appropriation Act, 2007.

No. 30 127 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 27 JULY 2007
Act No. 7, 2007 APPROPRIATION ACT, 2007
(English text signed by the President.) (Assented to 24 July 2007.)
ACT To provide for the appropriation of money from the National Revenue Fund for the requirements of the State in the 2007/08 financial year; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
PREAMBLE
WHEREAS section 213(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that money may be withdrawn from the National Revenue Fund only in terms of an appropriation by an Act of Parliament;
AND WHEREAS section 26 of the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999), provides that Parliament must appropriate money for each financial year for the requirements of the State,
B E IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:— Definitions
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise, any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in section 1 of the Public Finance Management Act has the 5 meaning assigned to it in that Act, and—
"conditional grants" means conditional allocations to provinces, local govern› ment or municipalities from the national government’s share of revenue raised nationally, contemplated in section 214(1 )(c) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; 10 "current payments" means any payment made by a national department in respect of the operational requirements of that department, and includes payments for—
(a) compensation of employees; (b) goods and services; 15 (c) interest; (d) rental of immovable property; and (e) financial transactions relating to assets and liabilities, but excludes— (i) transfers and subsidies; 20
(ii) payments for capital assets and (iii) payments made under section 73 of the Public Finance Management Act;
"payments for capital assets" means any payment made by a national department— (a) for an asset that can be used continuously or repeatedly in production for more 25
than one year, and which is expected to have future economic benefits or service potential for the national department making the payment; and
(b) that must be classified as or deemed to be a payment for capital assets in accordance with the Reference Guide to the new Economic Reporting Format (November 2003, Version 2) and the Asset Management Framework (April 30 2004, Version 3.3), issued by the National Treasury under section 76 of the Public Finance Management Act;
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"Public Finance Management Act" means the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999); "transfers and subsidies" means any payment made by a national department to another organ of state or to a person or organisation outside government in respect of which the national department does not receive a direct benefit of similar value 5 in return, and includes the payment of conditional grants.
Appropriation of money for requirements of State
2. (1) Appropriations by Parliament of money from the National Revenue Fund for the requirements of the State in the 2007/08 financial year, to votes and main divisions within a vote, and for the specific listed purposes, are set out in the Schedule. 10
(2) The spending of appropriations contemplated in subsection (1) is subject to the Public Finance Management Act.
Appropriation listed as specifically and exclusively
3. Despite the provisions of any law, an appropriation to a vote or main division within a vote that is listed as specifically and exclusively appropriated in the Schedule, 15 unless an Act of Parliament amends or changes the institution to or purpose for which it was allocated, may only be—
(a) transferred to the identified institution; or (b) utilised for the indicated purpose.
Short title 20
4. This Act is called the Appropriation Act, 2007.
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SCHEDULE
Vote
1
2
3
The Presidency Aim: To develop and manage the strategic agenda of government and oversee and ensure
its realisation by government as a whole
Provide effective leadership, management and administrative support to the principals and branches of the Presidency
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Isigodlo Trust - South African Chapter on the African Renaissance
Provide a comprehensive communication, research, knowledge and information management service to enable the Presidency to communicate effectively with all its stakeholders, including the public and government
Strengthen the strategic management and leadership capability of government through facilitating the alignment of strategies of all spheres of government and state- owned enterprises
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - National Youth Commission
Parliament Aim: To provide the support services required by Parliament to fulfil its constitutional
functions, to assist political parties represented in Parliament to secure administrative support and service constituents, and to provide Members of Parliament with the necessary facilities
Provide strategic leadership, institutional policy, overall management, administration and corporate services to the executive, management and staff of Parliament
Fulfil Parliament’s legislative and oversight functions and provide auxiliary services to enable the institution to function smoothly
3 Public and International Participation Fulfil Parliament’s public participation and international participation role and provide support to undertake such activities
Provide telephone, travel and other facilities to Members of Parliament and fund medical aid contributions and travel facilities for certain former members
Provide financial support to political parties represented in Parliament
Foreign Affairs Aim: To formulate, co-ordinate, implement and manage South Africa’s foreign policy and
international relations programmes throughout the world
Conduct the overall policy development and management of the Department
Promote relations with foreign countries and participate in international organisations and institutions, in pursuit of South Africa’s national values and foreign policy objectives
Promote an understanding, both domestically and internationally, of South Africa’s role and position in international relations, and provide protocol services
R’OOO
254 741
157 904
19 334
77 503
835 714
191 110
164 950
60 881
173 370
245 403
3 856 363
810 324
2 288 463
129 319
Current Transfers and Payments for Payments Subsidies Capital Assets
R’OOO R’OOO R’OOO
223 138 24 716 6 887
147 123 4 102 6 679
3 000 1 000
19 284 50
56 731 20 614 158
20 614
574 826 247 903 12 985
186 009 5 101
161 341 3 609
56 026 2 500 2 355
171 450 1 920
245 403
2 772 176 640 153 444 034
430 682 379 642
2 225 591 62 872
115 903 11 896 1 520
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Vote
4
5
4 International Transfers Fund membership fees and transfers to international organisations
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - African Renaissance Fund - United Nations Voluntary Fund for Disability - United Nations Children’s Fund - United Nations Development Programme - United Nations Economic Community - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - Southern African Development Community: Membership fees - India Brazil South Africa Trust Fund - African Union - New Partnership for Africa’s Development - Commonwealth: Membership fees - United Nations: Membership fees - Indian Ocean Rim Research Centre - Group of 77 Countries - African, Caribbean and Pacific: Membership fees - Bureau of International Exposition: Membership fees - Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty - South Centre - Perrez-Guerrero Trust Fund - United Nations Human Rights - United Nations Development Programme: Local office costs
Home Affairs Aim: To protect and regulate the interests of the inhabitants of the Republic of South Africa
regarding their individual status, identity and specific rights and powers, and to promote a supporting service for this
Provide for the overall management of the Department and centralised support services
Deliver the Department’s core services: granting rights and citizenship to eligible members of the population and controlling immigration according to South Africa’s skills and investment needs
Provide support to the Film and Publication Board, the Government Printing Works and the Independent Electoral Commission
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Film and Publication Board - Government Printing Works - Independent Electoral Commission
Provincial and Local Government Aim: To develop and promote a national system of integrated and co-operative governance
and to support provincial and local government
Provide for the management, leadership and administration of the Department
Provide policy advice and research support for the development and monitoring of intergovernmental relations and the performance of provincial government; provincial- municipal relations: integrated development planning: local economic development: the institutions of traditional leadership; and international and donor relations
Manage, coordinate, monitor and measure the effectiveness of the integrated implementation of the Urban Renewal Programme and the Integrated Sustainable Rural Development Programme across all spheres of government
Provide capacity building and hands-on support programmes to local government. Provide a national disaster management centre. Promote intergovernmental fiscal relations. Regulate and monitor the local government institutional and administrative framework
R’OOO
628 257
3 314 589
1 052 588
1 757 333
504 668
28 844 175
130 569
30 649
11 280
126 176
Current Transfers and Payments for Payments Subsidies Capital Assets
R’OOO R’OOO R’OOO
628 257
300 000 66
200 998 200 205
27 250 7 000
147 048 30 000
7 350 79 000
126 100
2310 26
5 235 1 050
53 300
2 400
2 079 228 508 523 726 838
690 767 1 044 360 777
1 388 461 2 811 366 061
504 668
19 206 212
485 250
352 077 28 486 832 5 266
125 797 1 676 3 096
30 649
11 280
124 929 1 247
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Vote
6
7
5 Free Basic Services and Infrastructure Strengthen local government capacity to increase access to basic services, including free basic services for all communities, to enable municipalities to meet their constitutional mandate
6 Provincial and Local Government Transfers Provide for the transfer of conditional grants directly administered by the Department to the provincial and local spheres of government
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Local Government Equitable Share Conditional Grants to Local Government - Municipal Systems Improvement Programme - Municipal Infrastructure Grant
7 Fiscal Transfers Provide for financial transfers to various authorities and institutions in terms of the relevant legislation or founding agreements
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - South African Local Government Association - Municipal Demarcation Board - South African Cities Network - Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of
Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities
Public Works Aim: To provide and manage the accommodation, housing, land and infrastructure needs
of national departments: lead and direct implementation of the national Expanded Public Works Programme: and optimise growth, job creation and transformation in the construction and property industries
Provide strategic leadership, support services, including the accommodation needs, and overall management of the Department
Provide and manage government’s immovable property portfolio to support government’s social, economic, functional and political objectives
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Rates on State properties - Property Management Trading Entity
Promote the growth and transformation of the construction and property industries: promote uniformity and best practice in construction and immovable asset management in the public sector: and ensure the creation of work opportunities coupled with training for the unskilled, marginalised and unemployed people in South Africa through implementing the Expanded Public Works Programme
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Construction Industry Development Board - Council for the Built Environment
Provide for various services, including: compensation for losses on the government- assisted housing scheme: assistance to organisations for the preservation of national memorials: grants for the Parliamentary Villages Management Board: and meeting protocol responsibilities on state functions
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Parliamentary Villages Management Board - Construction Education and Training Authority - Loskop Settlement
Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) Aim: To provide a comprehensive communication service on behalf of government to
facilitate the involvement of the majority of South Africans in governance, reconstruction and development, nation building and reconciliation
R’000
42 053
28 424 184
79 264
3 693 120
628 610
2 866 556
173 574
24 380
375 812
Current Transfers and Payments Subsidies
R’000 R’000
41 130
28 424 184
20 675 620
200 000 7 548 564
18 292 60 972
20 461 20 664 4 400
15 447
1 465 430 1 412 142
625 090 1 100
739 107 1 314 571
836 570 476 000
99 494 73 830
49 891 23 939
1 739 22 641
14 612 6 035 1 993
1
250 515 123 087
Payments for Capital Assets
R’000
923
815 548
2 420
812 878
250
2 210
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Vote Current Transfers and Payments for Payments Subsidies Capital Assets
1 Administration Provide overall management of the Department
2 Policy and Research Conduct communication research to provide communication advice on governance, and monitor the development and implementation of government programmes from a communication perspective
3 Government and Media Liaison Co-ordinate effective, integrated and comprehensive communication and media liaison services across government
4 Provincial and Local Liaison Support development communication and extend government’s information infrastructure through partnerships with provincial and local government. Facilitate the establishment of Thusong Service Centres to make services and information more accessible to the public, particularly the disadvantaged
5 Communication Service Agency Provide core communication services to GCIS and other government departments, both in-house and through outsourcing
6 International Marketing and Media Development Market South Africa internationally and promote local media development and diversity
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - International Marketing Council - Media Development and Diversity Agency
7 Government Publication Create a communication vehicle that provides citizens with information on economic and other opportunities and how these can be accessed
R’000
100 716
16 383
19 622
46 330
39 489
123 087
R’000
99 766
16 383
19 260
46 213
R’000
38 708
123 087
111 096 11 991
30 185 30 185
R’000
950
362
117
781
National Treasury Aim: To promote economic development, good governance, social progress and rising
living standards through the accountable, economical, equitable and sustainable management of public finances
1 Administration Provide strategic management and administrative support to National Treasury, giving managerial leadership to the work of the department
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Finance, Accounting, Management, Consulting and other Financial
Services (FASSET) Sector Education and Training Authority
2 Public Finance and Budget Management Provide analysis and advice on fiscal policy and the public finances, intergovernmental financial relations and expenditure planning and priorities. Manage the annual budget process and provide public finance management support
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Project Development Facility Trading Account
3 Asset and Liability Management Manage government’s financial assets and liabilities
4 Financial Management and Systems Manage and regulate government’s supply chain processes, implement and maintain standardised financial systems, and co-ordinate the implementation of the Public Finance Management Act (1999) and related capacity building initiatives
5 Financial Accounting and Reporting Set new, and improve existing, accounting policies and practices to ensure compliance with generally recognised accounting practices (GRAP), prepare consolidated financial statements, and improve the efficiency of financial reporting in the public service
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Accounting Standards Board - Audit (Auditor-General) - Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors
19 708 178
143 732
2 684 869 17 011 419 11 890
139 519
172 407 165 263
826
200
6 000
6 000
57 739
722 237
82 076
57 207
718 715
41 014 38 390
5 493 15 802 17 095
3 387
1 144
532
3 522
2 672
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9
6 Economic Policy and International Financial Relations Provide specialist policy analysis and advisory services in the areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics, regulatory reform, tax policies, financial and banking sector policy and regulation, and regional integration and international financial relations
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - University of Cape Town
7 Provincial and Local Government Transfers Manage conditional grants to the provincial and local spheres of government
Of which Conditional Grant to Provinces - Infrastructure Grant to Provinces Conditional Grant to Local Government - Financial Management Grant - Local Government Restructuring Grant - Neighbourhood Development Partnership Grant
Provide for pension and post-retirement medical benefit obligations to former employees of state departments and bodies, and for similar benefits to retired members of the military
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Civil Pensions and contributions to funds - Military Pensions and other benefits - United Kingdom Tax - SA Legion
Transfer funds to other governments, public authorities and institutions in terms of the legal provisions governing financial relations between government and the particular authority or institution, including international development institutions of which government is a member
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Common Monetary Area Compensation - African Development Bank - Secret Services - Financial and Fiscal Commission - Financial Intelligence Centre - South African Revenue Service - Development Bank of Southern Africa - Siyenza Manje - Investment Climate Facility - The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization - World Bank Group - Financial Management Grant (Development Bank of Southern Africa) - Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation
Public Service and Administration Aim: To lead the modernisation of the public service by assisting government departments
to implement their management policies, systems and structural solutions within a generally applicable framework of norms and standards, in order to improve service delivery
Provide policy, strategic leadership and overall management of the Department
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Commonwealth Association for Public Administration
and Management
Develop, implement and improve practices with respect to human resources management and development within the public service, thus ensuring the effective and efficient use of human capacity for service delivery
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Public Service Education and Training Authority
Develop and implement compensation policies and guidelines for the public sector and ensure co-ordinated bargaining
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Policy and Procedure on Incapacity Leave and Ill-health Retirement
R’000
86 663
7 159 275
2 338 308
8 945 741
357 283
79 251
48 901
79 910
Current Transfers and Payments Subsidies
R’000 R’000
81 030 5 000
5 000
7 159 275
6 164 025
145 250 350 000 500 000
1 482 121 856 187
694 608 158 086
3 428 65
8 945 741
327 402 114 552
2 584 240 20 178 42 480
5 511031 225 187
7 800 7 500
48 814 53 407 3 150
335 291 18 868
78 371 117
5
29 912 18 477
18 421
79 818 30
60 000
Payments for Capital Assets
R’000
633
3 124
763
512
62
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10
11
12
4 Information Technology Management Ensure the effective use of information and information technology in government, and facilitate the use of information technology for modernising government and establishing e-government practices within an acceptable information security environment
5 Service Delivery Improvement Engage in supportive interventions and partnerships which improve both efficiency and effectiveness and innovative learning and knowledge-based modes and practices of service delivery in the public service
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Centre for Training and Research in Administration
for Development
Improve governance and public administration for improved service delivery in Africa and other participating countries worldwide, in supporting of the vision of efficiency and increased public participation in governance, by fighting corruption and carrying out participatory monitoring
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - International Institute of Administrative Services - International Personnel Management Association - Commonwealth Association for Public Administration
and Management - African Association for Public Administration and Management - Centre for Training and Research in Administration
for Development
Public Service Commission Aim: To promote the constitutional values and principles of public administration in the
public service
Manage, organise, and provide administrative support to the Public Service Commission and its Office
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated - Commonwealth Association for Public Administration
and Management - International Personnel Management Association
Enable the Public Service Commission to improve labour relations and management, carry out audits and investigations into public administration practices, promote anti- corruption practices, and review the implementation of human resource policies in the public service
Establish a high standard of public service leadership, good governance and improved service delivery through public participation
South African Management Development Institute (SAMDI) Aim: To provide and co-ordinate the provision of training and management development
interventions that lead to improved performance and service delivery in the public sector
Facilitate the overall management of SAMDI and provide support services for its organisational functions
Render an administration function to the Training Trading Account, and serve to augment the Training Trading Account
Of which Specifically and exclusively appropriated Augmentation of the Training Trading Account
Statistics South Africa Aim: To provide a relevant and accurate body of statistics on the dynamics in the economy
and society through the application of internationally acclaimed practices
Provide sound infrastructure, support and strategic direction to enable Statistics South Africa to achieve its mandate
R’OOO
40 286
78 881
30 054
105 357
53 028
28 171
24 158
71 126
41 910
29 216
1 100 289
292 828
Current Transfers and Payments for Payments Subsidies Capital Assets
R’OOO R’OOO R’OOO
40 166 20 100
77 842 45 994
6
29 182 179 693
21 4
25 15
92
103 663 27 1 667
51 334 27 1 667
16 11
28 171
24 158
40 293 29 216 1 617
40 293 1 617
29 216
29 216
1076 763 1 176 22 350
283 879 684 8 265
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