National budget of R5.4 billion proposed for 2013


28-November-2012

The ministry with the biggest allocation remains Health (R496,186,000), followed by the Ministry of Education with R413,821,000.

A sum of R442,936,000 will go to benefits and approved programmes of the Social Security Fund while R714,753,000 will cater for transfers to the public sector.

Following is the table of allocation of authorised expenditure as proposed in the Appropriation Bill 2013:


Allocation of authorised expenditure                    R’000

President’s Office       43,135
Department of Information           470
Department of Legal Affairs     28,143 
Department of Defence     155,357
Department of Public Administration     21,120
Department of Information Technology & Communication   28,440
The Judiciary          33,711                                                          
National Assembly        26,689                                                 
Office of the Auditor General     11,744
Office of the Ombudsman      1,428
Office of the Public Service Appeals Board    651
Constitutional Appointments Authority    582
Electoral Commission      4,087
Ministry of Finance, Trade & Investment    61,823     
Ministry of Foreign Affairs      66,441                  
Ministry of Home Affairs & Transport     284,912
Ministry of Natural Resources & Industry    9,192
Ministry of Education       413,821
Ministry of Land Use & Habitat    36,393   
Ministry of Social Affairs, Community Development & Sports  80,666
Ministry of Health       496,186
Ministry of Tourism & Culture     27,643
Ministry of Labour & Human Resource Development   20,315
Ministry of Environment & Energy     36,567
Seychelles Fire & Rescue Service Agency   20,384
Seychelles Land Transport Agency     60,447
Seychelles Agricultural Agency     31,220
Small Enterprise Promotion Agency     7,849
Agency for Social Protection      22,103
Office of the Mayor of Victoria     2,240
National Human Resources Development Council   7,335
Landscape and Waste Management Agency    107,367
Other wages and salaries      123,859
Other goods and services      68,438
Social programmes from central government    355,259

Transfers to public sector
Early Childhood Development Centre    3,236
Seychelles Licensing Authority    10,187
Office of Fair Trading     9,058
National Bureau of Statistics     10,717
Seychelles Revenue Commission    56,958
Procurement Oversight Unit     3,038
National Tender Board     2,602
Tax and Customs Agent Board Revenue Tribunal   906
Seychelles Investment Bureau    8,479
Postal Regulatory Agency     1,636
Small Business Finance Agency    3,560
Public Enterprise Commission    3,186
Finance Services Commission/SIBA    32,000
National Drugs Enforcement Agency    41,426
Financial Intelligence Unit     19,646
Seychelles Fishing Authority     35,429
Seychelles Bureau of Standards    14,469
Seychelles Qualifications Authority    2,473
Tertiary Education Commission    2,072
Seychelles Planning Authority    12,281
Seychelles Tourism Academy     16,766
Seychelles Tourism Board     119,962
International Conference Centre    7,734
Seychelles National Parks Authority    18,507
Seychelles Energy Commission    3,023
Public Officers’ Ethics Commission    2,045
National Human Rights Commission    960
Seychelles Media Commission    2,634
National Youth Council     14,451
National Aids Council     1,524
National Council for Children     3,476
National Council for the Elderly    406
Mont Royale      4,180
Drug and Alcohol Council     1,158
National Council for the Disabled    2,820
Seychelles Children’s Foundation    8,635
Residential Care Services-Roman Catholic Church  1,597
National Sports Council     41,551
Seychelles Nurses & Midwives Council    737
Health Professional Council     690
National Arts Council     5,383
Livestock Trust Fund     500
Praslin Development Fund/Advisory Board   622
La Digue Development Fund/Advisory Board   419
La Digue Trust Fund     583
Praslin Trust Fund      392
National Aids Trust Fund     1,000
National Botanical Gardens Trusts Foundation   12,913
Adult Learning & Distance Education (Aldec)   5,368
Seychelles Heritage Foundation    3,826
Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation    59,136
Air Seychelles Ltd      65,394
Seychelles Public Transport Corporation   33,000
714,753

Benefits and Approved Programmes of Social Security Fund  442,936
Others         27,766
Net lending        96,792
Capital Outlays        1,378,892
Contingency        50,000
Trade Tax Exemption       5,000
Grand Total        5,412,155

       

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