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Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act, No. 27 of 1998

Long title


To provide for criteria and procedures for the determination of municipal boundaries by an independent authority; and to provide for matters connected thereto.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1 Definitions

CHAPTER 1. MUNICIPAL DEMARCATION BOARD

Part 1. Establishment, function and general powers of Board
2 Establishment
3 Status
4 Functions [...Title amended by Act 2002_051_005_20021205 - was entitled “Function”]
5 General Powers

Part 2. Membership of Board
6 Composition
7 Qualifications
8 Appointment procedure
9 Terms of office
10 Chairperson and deputy chairperson
11 Conditions of appointment of members
12 Conduct of members
13 Termination of membership
14 Vacancies

Part 3. Operating procedures of Board
15 Meetings
16 Procedures
17 Decisions
18 Committees
19 Assignment of powers and duties
20 Administrative assistance to Board

CHAPTER 2. DEMARCATION

Part 1. Boundary determination
21 Determination of municipal boundaries
22 Work programme
23 When boundary determinations take effect

Part 2. Demarcation criteria
24 Demarcation objectives
25 Factors to be taken into account

Part 3. Demarcation procedure
26 Public notification of determination of municipal boundaries
27 Consideration by board
28 Public meetings
29 Formal investigations
30 Powers of investigating committees
31 Demarcation affecting existing municipalities

CHAPTER 3. ADMINISTRATIVE AND OTHER MATTERS

Part 1. Administration
32 Appointment of Manager
33 Responsibilities of Manager
34 Conditions of employment of employees
35 Pension rights

Part 2. Finances of Board
36 Funding
37 Accountability
38 Audit
39 Accountability and reporting

Part 3. Miscellaneous matters
40 Civil liability of Board
41 Regulations
42 Offences and penalties
43 Repeal of legislation
44 Transitional provisions
45 Short title
Sch. SCHEDULE. [s43]
 
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