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Examining the parameters of the powers of the Minister of Local Government to issue policy directives to urban local authorities in Zimbabwe in terms of section 313 of the Urban Councils Act
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
This is a desktop based study which will analyse relevant books and chapters in books relating to supervision of local governments by national and other higher level governments. It will also examine legislation, journal ...
An analysis of municipal regulation and management of markets as an instrument to facilitate access to food and enhance food security
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
This paper seeks to answer the following question: how can municipalities manage and regulate markets in a manner that facilitates access to food and contributes to the enhancement of food security? In attempting to answer ...
Testing the boundaries of Zimbabwe's fiscal decentralisation for urban councils
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
There is a realisation that urbanisation has overstretched the ability and efforts of central governments to serve from the centre, thus, giving rise to the search for a robust decentralisation policy that vests urban local ...
Local Government in Tanzania: does the local government law give autonomy to local government
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
Despite a highly centralised system of government, Tanzania, has attempted several measures aimed at achieving decentralisation of its immense powers to allow people to have a say on matters affecting their respective areas ...
Testing the boundaries of municipal supervision: an analysis of Section 106 of the Municipal Systems Act and provincial legislation
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
Towards co-operative relations between district and local municipalities
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
The political context that prompted the formation of district municipalities in the present form can be summarized as follows: before 1994, there were a few sporadic Regional Services Councils and Joint Services Boards ...
Assessing the constitutionality of section 56A of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Act, 2011 (Act 7 of 2011)
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
In the South African local government context, municipalities are operationally governed through two arms: the political arm and the administrative arm. Both arms work simultaneously in ensuring that the municipality ...
Mitigating the effects of the ever-widening fiscal gap plaguing metropolitan municipalities in South Africa: A quest for an additional own-revenue source in the form of a Local Business Tax.
The prominent role of cities in contemporary developing countries, especially in South Africa, purposively cannot be overstated. Home to 40 per cent of South Africa’s population and accounting for 63 per cent of the national ...
Municipal regulation of food and waste pickers on landfill sites in South Africa: what should municipalities (dis)allow?
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
The unemployment rate in South Africa is alarmingly high. In the year 2018, the unemployment rate was recorded at 27.2%. Many people are forced to do desperate, and even dangerous things in order to sustain themselves. ...