Question NW3672 to the Minister of Finance

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16 October 2015 - NW3672

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Figg, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Finance

(a) What was the (i) total amount spent on direct charges against the National Revenue Fund and (ii) breakdown of the specified amount in the 2014-15 financial year and (b) in each specified case, what legal authority was used to make such direct charges to the National Revenue Fund?


(a) (i) The total amount spent on direct charges against the National Revenue Fund is   R 512 465 319 000 and the breakdown is listed in the table below. The audit for the National Revenue Fund for the 2014-15 financial year has not yet been finalized. These figures are therefore unaudited. 

(ii) and (b)


Unaudited Amount


Legal authority

Presidency – President’s salary


Sections 2(7) and 3(7) of the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act, 1998 (Act No 20 of 1998)

Parliament – Members of Parliament salaries



Provinces – Equitable share


Schedule 2 of the Division of Revenue Act (Dora Bill)

General Fuel levy


Schedule 1(2) of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act 17 of 2009

State Debt



Cost of raising loans




Section 73 of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) (Act no1 of 1999)

Higher Education and Training – SETA funds collected


Section 6(4) of the Skills development Levies Act, 1999 (Act No 9 of 1999)

Justice and Constitutional development – Salaries and allowances of Judges and magistrates


Section 2 of Judges’ Remuneration and Conditions of Employment Act, 1989 (Act 88 of 1989) and Section 12 of Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993)

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