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Local Government Transition Act, No. 209 of 1993

Long title


To provide for revised interim measures with a view to promoting the restructuring of local government, and for that purpose to provide for the establishment of Provincial Committees for Local Government in respect of the various provinces; to provide for the recognition and establishment of forums for negotiating such restructuring of local government; for the exemption of certain local government bodies from certain provisions of the Act; for the establishment of appointed transitional councils in the pre-interim phase; for the delimitation of areas of jurisdiction and the election of transitional councils in the interim phase; for the issuing of proclamations by the Administrators of the various provinces; for the establishment of Local Government Demarcation Boards in respect of the various provinces; and for the repeal of certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
PART 1. APPLICATION OF ACT
1. Definitions
2. Inclusion of Self governing Territories
PART II. PROVINCIAL COMMITTEE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT
3. Establishment of Provincial Committee for Local Government
4. Administrator shall act with concurrence of Committee
PART III. EXEMPTION FORM CERTAIN PROVISIONS
5. Administrator may exempt certain local government bodies from certain provisions of Act
PART IV. PRE-INTERIM PHASE: NEGOTIATING FORUMS
6. Recognition and establishment of forums
7. Negotiating matters
PART V. INTERIM PHASE: TRANSITIONAL COUNCILS
8. Delimitation of areas of jurisdiction and establishment of transitional councils
9. Elections for transitional councils
PART VI. TRANSITIONAL MEASURES FOR BOTH PRE-INTERIM AND INTERIM PHASES
10. Powers of Administrator
PART VII. LOCAL GOVERNMENT DEMARCATION BOARDS
11. Establishment of Local Government Demarcation Boards
PART VIII. GENERAL
12. Regulations
13. Repeal of Act 102 of 1982, and transitional measures
14. Repeal of Act 128 of 1991 and sections 28 and 29 of Act 134 of 1992, and transitional measures
15. Repeal of other laws, and transitional measures
16. Transitional provisions
17. Short title
Sch. 1. SCHEDULE 1. PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES REFERRED TO IN SECTION 6
ANNEXURE TO SCHEDULE 1
Sch. 2.  SCHEDULE 2. POWERS AND DUTIES OF A TRANSITIONAL METROPOLITAN COUNCIL REFERRED TO IN SECTIONS 7(1)(b), 8(2) AND 10(3)(h)
Sch. 3. SCHEDULE 3. DEMARCATION OF WARDS REFERRED TO IN SECTION 8(2)
Sch. 4. SCHEDULE 4. PRINCIPLES REFERRED TO IN SECTION 9(4)
Sch. 5. SCHEDULE 5. CRITERI

A REFERRED TO IN SECTION 11(2)
Sch. 6. SCHEDULE 6. CRITERIA REFERRED TO IN SECTION 11(6)(b)
Sch. 7. SCHEDULE 7. CODE OF CONDUCT FOR COUNCILLORS REFERRED TO IN SECTION 16(7)
 
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