n IMFO : Official Journal of the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers - Role of Municipal Courts in revenue protection

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1607-520X



Extracted from text ... 38 IMFO ? Spring 2006 By Mark A Christian, B Proc LLB (UP) A Paper Presented at the SARPA Conference 2006, ESKOM Convention Centre, on 21 July 2006 INTRODUCTION Municipal Courts are Branch Courts of the various District Magistrate Courts, as defined in the Magistrates` Court Act, No. 32 of 19441, which specialize in traffic offenses, municipal by-laws and contraventions of National and Provincial legislation that the municipality enforces. These courts were established as specialized courts to prosecute the contravention of By-laws, certain traffic offenses and National & Provincial Delegated Legislation. The Municipal Courts established within the jurisdiction of the ..

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