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Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004

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6 of 2004

The Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004 intends:

  • to regulate the power of a municipality to impose rates on property;
  • to exclude certain properties from rating in the national interest;
  • to make provision for municipalities to implement a transparent and fair system of exemptions, reductions and rebates through their rating policies;
  • to make provision for fair and equitable valuation methods of properties;
  • to make provision for an objections and appeals process;
  • to amend the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000, so as to make further provision for the serving of documents by municipalities;
  • to amend or repeal certain legislation; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Amends

Local Authority Affairs Amendment Act 127 of 1991

Commencement

2 July 2005 (Gazette 27720 of 29 June 2005)

Amendments