Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act No. 56 of 2003)
Chapter 13 : Resolution of Financial Problems
Part 2 : Provincial interventions
149. Access to information, records and documents of municipalities
If a provincial executive intervenes in a municipality in terms of section 139 of the Constitution, the provincial executive and its representatives have access to such information, records and documents of the municipality or of any municipal entity under the sole or shared control of the municipality as may be necessary for the intervention, including for identifying or resolving the financial problem of the municipality.