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Local Government Laws Amendment Act, No. 51 of 2002

Long title


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 further regulate the functions and the work programme of the Board; 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; 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 validate the Property Valuation Ordinance, 1993 (Cape), and provide for other technical arrangements connected thereto; 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 to provide 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Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Act, 2000, so as to re-determine the transition period and to repeal outdated provisions; to repeal certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

CHAPTER 1. AMENDMENT OF ORGANISED LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1997
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 52 of 1997

CHAPTER 2. AMENDMENT OF REMUNERATION OF PUBLIC OFFICE BEARERS ACT, 1998
2. Amendment of section 7 of Act 20 of 1998...
3. Validation of certain determinations and payments

CHAPTER 3. AMENDMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL DEMARCATION ACT, 1998
4. Amendment of section 1 of Act 27 of 1998
5. Substitution of section 4 of Act 27 of 1998
6. Amendment of section 6 of Act 27 of 1998
7. Amendment of section 8 of Act 27 of 1998
8. Amendment of section 21 of Act 27 of 1998
9. Substitution of section 22 of Act 27 of 1998
10. Amendment of section 23 of Act 27 of 1998

CHAPTER 4. AMENDMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL STRUCTURES ACT, 1998
11. Amendment of preamble to Act 117 of 1998
12. Amendment of section 21 of Act 117 of 1998
13. Amendment of section 35 of Act 117 of 1998
14. Amendment of section 37 of Act 117 of 1998
15. Amendment of section 49 of Act 117 of 1998
16. Amendment of section 56 of Act 117 of 1998
17. Amendment of section 64 of Act 117 of 1998
18. Amendment of section 81 of Act 117 of 1998...
19. Amendment of section 84 of Act 117 of 1998...
20. Substitution of section 86 of Act 117 of 1998...
21. Amendment of section 93 of Act 117 of 1998...
22. Insertion of item 8A in Schedule 1 to Act 117 of 1998
23. Amendment of item 13 of Schedule 1 to Act 117 of 1998
24. Amendment of item 17 of Schedule 1 to Act 117 of 1998
25. Amendment of item 18 of Schedule 1 to Act 117 of 1998
26. Amendment of item 20 of Schedule 1 to Act 117 of 1998
27. Amendment of item 1 of Schedule 2 to Act 117 of 1998
28. Amendment of item 10 of Schedule 2 to Act 117 of 1998
29. Amendment of item 11 of Schedule 2 to Act 117 of 1998
30. Amendment of item 13 of Schedule 2 to Act 117 of 1998
31. Amendment of item 17 of Schedule 2 to Act 117 of 1998
32. Amendment of item 20 of Schedule 2 to Act 117 of 1998
33. Amendment of item 23 of Schedule 2 to Act 117 of 1998
34. Amendment of item 8 of Schedule 3 to Act 117 of 1998

CHAPTER 5. AMENDMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT. MUNICIPAL SYSTEMS ACT, 2000
35. Amendment of section 1 of Act 32 of 2000
36. Amendment of section 59 of Act 32 of 2000
37. Amendment of section 62 of Act 32 of 2000
38. Amendment of section 67 of Act 32 of 2000
39. Insertion of section 75A in Act 32 of 2000
40. Amendment of section 76 of Act 32 of 2000
41. Substitution of section 77 of Act 32 of 2000
42. Amendment of section 94 of Act 32 of 2000
43. Insertion of section 109A in Act 32 of 2000
44. Substitution of section 118 of Act 32 of 2000
45. Insertion of item 12A in Schedule 1 to Act 32 of 2000
46. Amendment of item 14 of Schedule 1 to Act 32 of 2000

CHAPTER 6. AMENDMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL STRUCTURES AMENDMENT ACT, 2000
47. Amendment of section 13 of Act 33 of 2000

CHAPTER 7. MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS
48. Repeal of legislation
49. Short title
Sch.  SCHEDULE. (SECTION 48)

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