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Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998

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117 of 1998

The Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 intends:

  • to provide for the establishment of municipalities in accordance with the requirements relating to categories and types of municipality;
  • to establish criteria for determining the category of municipality to be established in an area;
  • to define the types of municipality that may be established within each category;
  • to provide for an appropriate division of functions and powers between categories of municipality;
  • to regulate the internal systems, structures and office-bearers of municipalities;
  • to provide for appropriate electoral systems; and
  • to provide for matters in connection therewith.

Amends

Electoral Commission Act 51 of 1996

Commencement

1 February 1999 (Gazette 19727 of 29 January 1999)

Amendments

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