n Journal of Public Administration - Principles of South African local government law, B. Bekink : book review

Volume 43, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0036-0767



The book begins with the founding principles of the new South African Constitutional order and the normative principles underpinning the new local government legal dispensation. This is followed by succinct reflection on the brief history of local government in South Africa. It further offers the process of transformation and restructuring of local government. Key to this analysis includes the current financial constraints and global and national trends facing local government.

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