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Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Act, No. 20 of 2002

Long title


To amend the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998, in order to enable a member of a municipal council to become a member of another party whilst retaining membership of that council; to enable an existing party to merge with another party, or to subdivide into more than one party, or to subdivide and any one of the subdivisions to merge with another party, whilst allowing a member of a council affected by such changes to retain membership of that council; to provide for the convening of meetings after the composition of a municipal council has changed as a result of the provisions of Schedule 6A to the Constitution; to provide for the reconstitution of metropolitan subcouncils; to provide for special measures for the application of Schedule 6A to the Constitution; to further regulate the submission of lists of candidates; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE
1. Amendment of section 26 of Act 117 of 1998
2. Amendment of section 27 of Act 117 of 1998...
3. Amendment of section 29 of Act 117 of 1998
4. Amendment of section 62 of Act 117 of 1998
5. Substitution of section 63 of Act 117 of 1998
6. Substitution of section 66 of Act 117 of 1998
7. Insertion of new section after section 93 of Act 117 of 1998
8. Substitution of item 10 of Schedule 1 to Act 117 of 1998...
9. Substitution of item 4 of Schedule 2 to Act 117 of 1998...
10. Substitution of Schedule 4 to Act 117 of 1998
11. Amendment of Table of Contents of Act 117 of 1998
12. ... [...repealed by Act 2008_055_019 - was entitled "Registration of new parties for purposes of Schedule 6B to Constitution"] [title amended by implication of amendment by Act 2003_002_009 from “Registration of new parties for purposes of Schedule 6A to Constitution”]
13. ... [...repealed by Act 2008_055_019 - was entitled "Transitional arrangement"]
14. Short title and commencement

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