Legislative and Other Mandates

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The Office of the Premier is centrally positioned within the provincial government and derives its mandates from the following legislative and regulatory frameworks:

The office of the Premier derives its mandate from the constitution of the Republic of South Africa of 1999.

The Premier is responsible for the:
Establishment and abolishment of any department of the provincial administration;
Determination regarding the alloation of any function to, or abolition of any function of, any office or department of the provincial administration concerned or the transfer of any unction from one such office or department to another or from such office or department or anybody established by or under any law of the provincial legislature or from any such body to such office or department;Appointment, promotion and transfer of employees in the Office of the Premier;
Appointment and other career incidents of a head of provincial administration and Provincial Heads of Department; and
Determination of area of jurisdiction of traditional communities and recognition of traditional leaders and withdrawal of such recognition.
The creation of inter-governmental relations forums to enhance service delivery as required by the IGRFA (Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act)

Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997);

Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2000;

Child Care Act, 1993 (Act No. 74 of 1993);

• Commission of Enquiry Act (Act No. 60 of 1952);

Division of Revenue Act, 2013 (Act No. 2 of 2013);

Electronic Communication and Transaction, 2002 (Act No. 25 of 2002);

Employment Equity Act, 1998, (Act No. 55 of 1998);

Government Asset Management Act (Act 19 of 2007);

Income tax Act 1962;

Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995);

The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996);

National Archives and Records Service Act 43 of 96;

Northern Cape Planning and Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 7 of 1998);

• Northern Cape Land Administration Act (Act No. 6 of 2002);

Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993);

Pension Fund Act, 1956 (Act No. 24 of 1956);

Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000);

Prevention and Combating corruption activities, 2004 (Act No.12 of 2004).

Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000);

Promotion of Administrative of Justice Act, 2000 (Act No. 3 of 2000);

Public Administration Act, 2014 (Act No. 11 of 2014)

Public Audit Act 2004; (Act No. 25 of 2004)

Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999);

Public Service Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No. 30 of 2007);

Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998);

Skills Development Levy Act, 1999 (Act No. 9 of 1999);

Spatial Planning Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act No. 16 of 2013);

State Information and Technology Act 88 of 98;

Traditional Leadership Governance and Houses of Traditional Leaders Act, 2007 (Act No. 2 of 2007);

Infrastructure Development Act, 2014 (Act No 23 of 2014)

Special Economic Zone Act, 2014 (Act no 16 of 2014)

Human Resource Development South Africa Strategy 2010-2030

Framework for Managing Programme Performance Information, Published by National Treasury, May 2007

Framework for Strategic Plans and Annual Performance Plans, Published by National Treasury, August 2010

Framework for the National Skills Development Strategy 2011/12 – 2015/16

Medium Term Strategic Framework, 2015-2019;

• Municipal Integrated Development Plans

• Municipal Spatial Development Frameworks

National Development Plan – Vision 2030

• National Monitoring and Evaluation Framework White Paper of October 2009;

• National Planning Commission White Paper of October 2009;

National Policy Framework for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality.2011

National Skills Development Strategy III, 2011

National Strategic Plan of Human Immune deficiency Virus (HIV), Sexual Transmitted

• Infections (STI’s) & Tuberculosis (TB) 2012-2016 and Provincial Strategic Plan for HIV, STIs & TB 2012-2016

National Strategic Planning Green Paper of September 2009;

New Growth Path, 2010;

Policy Framework for the Government-wide Monitoring and Evaluation System, Published by The Presidency, November 2007

Performance Information Handbook, Published by National Treasury, April 2011

• Provincial Growth and Development Strategy 2014

Provincial Spatial Development Framework, 2012

• The Integrated National Disability Strategy of 1997; http://www.thepresidency.gov.za/docs/pcsa/planning/premiersguide.pdf

Youth Enterprise development Strategy – 2023



Northern Cape Office of the Premier
Physical address of Head Office
T&I Building
69 Memorial Road
Monuments Heights
Private Bag x5016

Contact Telephone Numbers
053 030 0600

Email Addresses


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