14 July 2015 - NW2499
Hunsinger, Mr CH to ask the Minister of Transport
With reference to her reply to Question 1750 on 26 May 2015, (a) what monitoring mechanisms exist to monitor the South African Taxi Council, (b) what were(i) the key performance areas and (ii) the actual key performance outcomes in the (aa) 2012-13, (bb) 2013-14 and (cc) 2014-15 financial years?
(a) In terms of the PFMA, Act of 1999, with specific reference to section 38(j), The Department annual secures written assurance from SANTACO that it implements effective, efficient and transparent financial management and internal control systems. The aforesaid is in the form a Memorandum of Agreement signed annually between the Department and SANTACO. SANTACO receives the funding through quarterly payments, and they are also required to submit quarterly reports on expenditure.
(b) (i) The management and performance of SANTACO is overseen by its National Executive Committee. The Department in its Memorandum of Agreement oversees only the financial performance of SANTACO to ensure that there is transparency and accountability of the funds transferred.
(b)(aa) Please refer to response in (b) (i) above
(b) (cc) Please refer to response in (b) (i) above