n Local Government Bulletin - From the courts : delegating the power to preside over disciplinary appeals

Volume 10, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1561-901X



The Constitution provides that "everyone has a right to administrative action that is lawful, reasonable and procedurally fair". This entitlement extends to municipal employees and must therefore be reflected in municipal labour and administrative practices. The Northern Cape High Court considered whether a municipal council could delegate the power to preside over an appeal process which stemmed from a disciplinary hearing.

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