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Local Government Laws Amendment Bill (B 61-2002)


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To amend the Organised Local Government Act, 1997, so as to repeal a transitional arrangement; to amend the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act, 1998, so as to effect a technical amendment; to validate certain determinations and payments; to amend the Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act, 1998, so as to effect technical corrections; to reduce the size of the Demarcation Board; to expressly provide for the Minister's role in the appointment of members of the Demarcation Board; and to make express provision for the publication of the Demarcation Board's decision where an objection was considered; to amend the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998, so as to effect technical corrections to the Afrikaans text; to make provision for an acting mayor and an acting
executive mayor where a particular municipality does not have a deputy mayor or a deputy executive mayor; to provide for the payment of out of pocket expenses to traditional leaders who participate in the proceedings of municipal councils; to authorise the Minister to regulate the consequences of the revocation of an authorisation to a local municipality to perform a certain function or exercise a certain power; to provide for uncontested ward elections; and to provide for the election of office bearers of a municipality to be determined by lot if two candidates receive the same number of votes; to amend the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000, so as t piovide for a general power to levy and recover fees, charges and tariffs; to further regulate the charging of interest on arrears; to provide for legal representation of employees of a municipality; and to further regulate clearance certificates for the transfer of property; to amend the Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Act, 2000, so as to re-determine the transition period and to repeal outdated provisions; to repeal certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.



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