Strategic Overview

VISION
“A pioneering and leading department at the epicenter of socio-economic development”

MISSION
“To provide safe, affordable, sustainable and integrated transport services”

VALUE STATEMENT
The values of the department emanate from the Batho Pele principles. The department’s values are:

  • Integrity
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Consistency
  • Trust and Respect

LEGISLATIVE MANDATES
The development of the Department of Transport SDIP is governed by the following mandates:

  1. The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, (Act No 108 of 1996)
  2. Public Service Act, 1994
  3. Public Service Regulations, 2001
  4. Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
  5. Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993
  6. Public Finance Management Act, 1999
  7. Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000
  8. State Information Technology Act No 88 of 1998, as amended
  9. The National Archives and Records Services of South Africa Act (Act no 43 of 1996, as amended)
  10. Promotion of Access to Information Act (Act No.2 of 2000)
  11. The National Archives and Records Service of South Africa Regulations (R158 of 20 Nov 2002)
  12. Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS)
  13. Construction Industry Development Board Act, 45 of 2000
  14. Engineering Profession of South Africa Act, 114 of 1990
  15. Engineering Profession of South Africa Act, 114 of 1990
  16. National Environmental Management Act 8 of 2004
  17. National Forest Fire Act 101 of 1998
  18. Re-determine Boundaries of Cross Boundaries of Cross Boundary Municipalities Act 69 of 2000
  19. Northern Province Interim Passenger Transport Act, 1999
  20. The National Land Transport Act, 2009 (Act 5 of 2009)
  21. Administration and Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act, 1998 (Act No. 46 of 1998)
  22. Limpopo Province Road Traffic Act, (Act no. 5 of 1997)
  23. Road Traffic Management Corporation Act, 1999 (Act No. 20 of 1999)
  24. Urban Transport Act, 1977 (Act No. 78 of 1977)
  25. Public Service Regulations, 2001
  26. White paper on Transformation of Public service, 1995
  27. White Paper on Transforming Public Service Delivery, 1997
  28. White Paper on Human Resource Management in the Public Service, 1995
  29. The Guidelines on South African Code of Conduct