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Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act No. 56 of 2003)

Chapter 13 : Resolution of Financial Problems

Part 3 : Debt relief and restructuring

151. Legal rights


Except as expressly provided for in this Part, nothing in this Chapter limits or affects —

(a) the rights of any creditor or other person having a claim against a municipality;
(b) any person's access to ordinary legal process in accordance with the common law and relevant legislation; or
(c) the rights of a municipality or municipal entity, or of the parties to a contract with a municipality or municipal entity, to alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, notice procedures and other remedies, processes or procedures.