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Eastern Cape Department of Transport’s Road Safety Educators team up with Traffic Officers in educating motorists and pedestrians about road safety through roadblocks and road shows.

Local school girls during their visit to the Department’s Bhisho Airport as part of the annual take a girl child to work day. This program twins with the Department’s commitment to providing bursaries and scholarships to young students from disadvantaged communities.

The team of Provincial Traffic Officers readily available to serve you by enforcing Traffic and other related laws in the roads of the Eastern Cape Province.

The Eastern Cape Department of Transport continues to diversify public transport to benefit the people of the province; the Kei Rail passenger service is continues to attract scores of passengers who use in their travelling through the province.

With the province being largely rural, stray animals remain one of our challenges which the Department is vigorously responding to with the Stray Animals Management Program by appointing Road Rangers tasked with removing them from the road.

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Saturday, 09 August 2008 09:49

Vision

Quality transport systems for a better for all

Mission

Provide, develop, regulate and / or enhance a safe and affordable multi-modal transport system which is integrated with land use to ensure optimal mobility of people and goods in the Province of the Eastern Cape in pursuance of the strategic focus areas contained in the Provincial Growth and Development Plan.

Legislative Mandate

The Department derives its existence and operations from the following legislative mandates:

  • Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act, 1996 (No. 108 of 1996)
  • White Paper on National Transport Policy (1996)
  • National Road Traffic Act (Act No. 93 of 1996)
  • Urban Transport Act (No 78 of 1977)
  • National Land Transport Transition Act (No. 22 of 2000)
  • Eastern Cape Roads Act (No. 3 of 2003)
  • Passenger Transportation (Interim Provisions) Act (No 11 of 1999)
  • Road Transportation Act (No. 74 of 1977)
  • Criminal Procedure Act (No.51 of 1977)
  • Public Finance Management Act (No 1 of 1999 and 29 of 1999)
  • Public Service Act (No.103 of 1994)
  • Skills Development Act (No. 97 of 1998)
  • Skills Development Levy Act (No. 9 of 1999)
  • Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (No. 5 of 2000)
  • Employment Equity Act (No. 55 of 1998)
  • Environmental Management Act
  • Environmental Conservation Act
  • Civil Aviation Act
  • National Water Act
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act (including the Construction Regulations)
  • Mine Health and Safety Act
  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act
  • Regulations emanating from the above legislation

Mayibuye Transport Corporation is a Schedule 3D (in terms of the PFMA) public entity established in terms of the Ciskeian Corporations Act (Act 12 of 1981). It delivers bus passenger transport services in the erstwhile Border and Ciskei areas. The Corporation is funded through an annual grant-in-aid (paid in monthly installments) from the Department of Roads & Transport. During the year, the Department was represented on the Executive Board of Directors of the Corporation by Mr. J.B. Mtila, Chief Director: Public Transport. The Corporation is compelled to provide the Department with monthly reports on its activities together with the budget for how the grant-in-aid will be spent. The Corporation is also compelled to provide the Executive Authority with an annual report and audited annual financial statements, which are submitted to the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature under separate cover.


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