n Journal of Public Administration - An overview of current public financial management in South Africa today

Volume 44, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0036-0767



While considerable progress has been registered in the transformation of the South African public service, financial management remains the focal point of contention. South Africa is at a dynamic phase in its history and development. It is imperative for the government to apply sound financial management principles and ensure proper public administration in rendering services to the public and enforce the best accounting standards in terms of the . A compendium of policies has been enacted with a view of laying the foundation for the . This article documents the current status of public financial management in South Africa, using the 2007 as a central basis.

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