Strategic Overview


Strategic Overview

Legislative Mandate

The CGE is a constitutional entity, relied upon to ‘strengthen constitutional democracy’. The Constitution of South Africa, in creating a framework for a new society, has established a Bill of Rights in Chapter 2 of its first constitution of 1996.

This is premised on the desire for a free and equal society in all fundamental and material aspects of life.

Strategic Overview

The CGE has translated its constitutional mandate and obligation into four strategic outcomes. These form the organisational framework for compliance, governance, and effective functioning. The outcomes are strategic pillars for implementation of the Commission’s mandate and vision.

The mandate

Our mandate is guided by the following Acts and International Instruments