n Local Government Bulletin - Towards a new Local government equitable share formula : progress in the review process

Volume 14, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1561-901X


In late 2010, a task team was established to review the Local Government Equitable Share (LGES) formula, i.e. the mechanism used to distribute local government's share of nationally raised revenues in terms of Sections 214 and 227 of the Constitution (Act 108 of 1996). The task team consisted of officials from the National Treasury, Department of Cooperative Governance and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) supported by the secretariat of the Financial and Fiscal Commission and Statistics South Africa.

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