Premier of the Western Cape: Overview
PREMIER PROVINCIAL CABINET DEPARTMENTS talk | bio | work | big issues |team legislation programmes e-mail. press releases and speeches. Western Cape's Draft Strategic Plan, the State of the Province Address, Premier's Coordinating Forum (PCF) and the Premier's Dashboard?
The Premier is the head of the Western Cape Government. The Premier can:
- Agree to and sign Bills.
- Refer Bills to Provincial Parliament and the Constitutional Court to ensure that it is in line with the Constitution.
- Summon the Provincial Parliament to an extraordinary sitting for special or urgent business.
- Appoint commissions of inquiry.
- Call for referendums in the Western Cape in line with national legislation.
The Department of the Premier gives strategic direction to provincial departments by developing policy and the Provincial Plan of Action.
The content on this page was last updated on 20 August 2013