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About Gauteng SACR

Mandate 

​The Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation’s mandate is drawn directly from Schedule 4 and 5 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996. The sections describe the functional areas of exclusive provincial legislative competence. Part A lists the following as provincial DSACR competencies:
  • ​Archives other than national archives;
  • Libraries other than national libraries;​
  • Museums other than national museums;
  • Provincial cultural matters; 
  • Provincial recreation and amenities; and
  • Provincial sport.
Part B of the same schedule lists the competencies in which the provincial DSACR has a role in supporting and monitoring local government:
  • Amusement facilities;
  • Local amenities;
  • Local sport facilities, markets, municipal parks and recreation facilities.