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  • Adding injury to insult: Intrusive laws on top of a weak system 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Constitutional Court Review, 2016)
    Local governments often encounter difficulties when state functions and powers are devolved to them. Capacity at local level often becomes the Achilles heel of devolution. This is the case in South Africa. The South African ...
  • The draft: Municipal financial misconduct regulations 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Local Government Bulletin, 2012-10)
    On 13 July 2012, the National Treasury published the draft Municipal Financial Misconduct Regulations for public comment. They set out processes and procedures that municipalities and entities must follow when dealing with ...
  • The end of administrative autonomy over individual staff appointments : from the courts 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Manana v King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality (345/09) [2010] ZASCA 144 (25 November 2010)
  • From the courts 

    Ayele, Zemalek; Bosire, Conrad; Ntliziywana, Phindile (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    The cart before the horse? An award of tender contracts before legal compliance?
  • The implication of noncompliance with Treasury's competency requirements 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Local Government Bulletin, 2011-11)
    In 2007, in response to capacity constraints bedeviling local government, the National Treasury issued regulations setting out minimum competency requirements which all municipal financial and supply chain management ...
  • MDB's municipal capacity report: Is local government ready for National Treasury's deadline 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2012)
    On 15 June 2007, the National Treasury promulgated the Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency levels for financial and supply-chain management officials in municipalities. The Regulations prescribe minimum competency ...
  • Municipalities' readiness to comply with treasury's competency requirements 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Local Government Bulletin, 2012-06)
    In just under six months, the competency framework in the National Treasury's Minimum Competency Regulations will take full effect. Therefore, the article seeks to urge the National Treasury to be robust in implementing ...
  • Party manifestos for the third local government elections, 18 May 2011 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile; Bosire, Conrad (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    With the 2011 local government elections set for 18 May, political parties are preparing their party policies and manifestos in a bid to woo voters. A survey of the party manifestos and statements ahead of the elections ...
  • Professional administration : crucial for service delivery 

    de Visser, Jaap; Ntliziywana, Phindile (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Municipalities cannot deliver on their developmental mandate without suitably qualified and professional staff. However, evidence shows that the lack of good governance of staff matters in many municipalities results in ...
  • Professionalising political leadership: Leadership matters 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    Moves are afoot to professionalise the administrative arm of local government. First, the National Treasury has prescribed a competency framework for municipal officials at senior and middle management levels. All senior ...
  • Regional spatial development framework vs municipal zoning scheme - which trumps the other? 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Local Government Bulletin, 2012-04)
    For a considerable time, many municipalities, or their officials, have considered themselves bound by the provisions of the spatial development framework (SDF) or the regional spatial development framework (RSDF) or ...
  • SALGA takes issue with draft regulations on senior managers' appointment and conditions of service 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Local Government Bulletin, 2012-06)
    The Municipal Systems Amendment Act envisages regulations to provide for the competency requirements, appointment, duties, remuneration, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment of municipal managers and ...
  • Should all municipal managers get the boot 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    With the election of new councils on 18 May, many municipal managers are likely to lose their jobs. The same applies to the managers reporting to the municipal managers.
  • Testing the metal of the Municipal Systems Amendment Act of 2011 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile (Local Government Bulletin, 2012-06)
    The Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Act 7 of 2011 sought to put a halt to a phenomenon of staffing municipalities with unqualified people, thereby ensuring that skilled people are appointed. Its provisions ...
  • The toilet war 

    Ntliziywana, Phindile; Ayele, Zemalek (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    The City of Cape Town built unenclosed toilets in Makhaza, an informal settlement in Ward 95 of Khayelitsha. It did so on the understanding that the community would erect their own enclosures. This led to a public outcry, ...
  • The withholding of rates and taxes in five local municipalities 

    Powell, Derek; May, Annette; Ntliziywana, Phindile (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    The Community Law Centre, in partnership with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and SALGA, recently completed a research project on the phenomenon of rates withholding in five South African municipalities. ...