2018 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)

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Submissions are now closed (since 29 October 2018)

Finance Standing Committee

The Standing Committee on Finance and the Select Committee on Finance invites you to submit written submissions on the 2018 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS).


The Minister of Finance (the Minister) will table the 2018 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) before Parliament on 24 October 2018. In tabling the MTBPS, the Minister will meet his obligation under section 28 of the Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999 (PFMA) that requires the Minister to table multi-year budget projections for revenue, expenditure and key macro-economic projections on an annual basis. In addition to that, the Minister will also meet his obligation under section 6(1) of the Money Bills Amendment Procedure and Related Matters Act 9 of 2009 that requires the Minister to submit to Parliament the MTBPS.

Public hearings will be conducted at Parliament on Wednesday, 31 October 2018.

Comments can be emailed to Mr Allen Wicomb awicomb@parliament.gov.za and Mr Zolani Rento at zrento@parliament.gov.za by no later than 12:00 on Monday, 29 October 2018.

Please note submissions and your indication to make oral presentation must be received by no later than 12:00 on Monday, 29 October 2018

For Public hearings' dates and enquiries please contact Mr Allen Wicomb on tel (021) 403-3759 or Mr Zolani Rento on tel (021) 403 8071


Copies of the 2018 MTBPS will be available on 24 October at http://www.treasury.gov.za/documents/mtbps/2018/default.aspx



Issued by Hon. YI Carrim, MP, Chairperson: Standing Committee on Finance (National Assembly) and Hon. CJ De Beer, MP, Chairperson: Select Committee on Finance (National Council of Provinces)