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Demarcating provincial and local powers regarding liquor retail
(Unisa Press, 2004)
Local government’s newly acquired status as a fully-fledged sphere of government with constitutionally protected powers is slowly gaining momentum. Now that the dust is slowly settling around the demarcation and ...
Developmental local government in South Africa: institutional fault lines
(UTS Centre for Local Government, 2009)
This paper provides a brief introduction to the recent history of, as well as the legal and policy framework for, local government in South Africa. It discusses the transformation of local government from a racially ...
A perspective on local government's role in realising the right to housing and the answer of the Grootboom judgment
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
This article examines the responsibilities of the three spheres of government with regard to implementing the right of access to housing and, in particular, the responsibility of local government. Local authorities are ...
Realising the right of access to water: pipe dream or watershed?
(University of the Western Cape, 2003)
The article assesses the implications of the Grootboom judgment on the right of access to water. The free basic water policy intends six free kilolitres of water per household per month to be funded from the equitable share ...
Powers of Local Government
(UNISA Press, 2002)
The Constitution recognises and makes provision for three levels of government that derive their powers from the Constitution. The constitutional status of a municipality, as part of the third sphere of government, is thus ...