n Journal for Contemporary History - The evolution of South African local governments : the politics of memory

Volume 30, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0258-2422
  • E-ISSN: 2415-0509



The , 1996 (Act 108 of 1996), Section 151 provides for the establishment of the local government sphere as a distinctive sphere of government closest to the people it democratically governs, a sphere of government which is interdependent and interrelated with the provincial and national spheres of government. , 1998 (Act 117 of 1998), as amended, provides for the establish-ment of local government in accordance with the requirements relating to categories and types of municipalities to be in line with the vision of democratic and developmental local government.

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