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

Chapter 10 : Municipal Entities

Part 2 : Financial governance

89. Remuneration packages


The parent municipality of a municipal entity must—

(a) determine the upper limits of the salary, allowances and other benefits of the chief executive officer and senior managers of the entity; and
(b) monitor and ensure that the municipal entity reports to the council on all expenditure incurred by that municipal entity on directors and staff remuneration matters, and in a manner that discloses such expenditure per type of expenditure namely:
(i) Salaries and wages;
(ii) contributions for pensions and medical aid;
(iii) travel, motor car, accommodation, subsistence and other allowances;
(iv) housing benefits and allowances;
(v) overtime payments;
(vi) loans and advances; and
(vii) any other type of benefit or allowance related to directors and staff.