Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Amendment Bill (B 84A-1998)

20th July 1998

On page 2, from line 9, to omit subsection (2) and to substitute: (2) If a Municipal Council is dissolved in terms of national legislation, or when its term expires, an election must be held within 90 days of the date that Council was dissolved or its term expired. (3) A Municipal Council, other than a Council that has been dissolved following an intervention in terms of section 139, remains competent to function from the time it is dissolved or its term expires, until the newly elected Council has been declared elected.