n Local Government Bulletin - Bulk electricity prices, exemptions & the demise of local democracy?
|Article Title||Bulk electricity prices, exemptions & the demise of local democracy?|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Author||Johann Mettler and Koos Smith|
|Publication Date||Jul 2008|
|Pages||4 - 7|
The recent electricity hikes have affected everyone from government to the private sector, and not least of all, the ordinary man on the street. As organs of state, municipalities, Eskom, the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) and the Minister of Finance may not act outside of the law. This article raises concerns about the legality of the electricity increases and the implications it has for local government.
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