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Regional Services Councils Act, 1985 (Act No. 109 of 1985)

2A. Preparatory steps for establishment of regional services council



(a) Subject to the provisions of subsection (2), the Administrator may, with effect from a date determined by him, empower and direct any local body to do anything which may, in the opinion of the Administrator, be necessary or expedient for or facilitate the establishment or the proper functioning of a council.
(b) If a local authority refuses or fails to comply with a directive in terms of paragraph (a), the Administrator may perform the act himself or cause it to be performed, and thereafter the act shall for all purposes be deemed to be performed by that local authority, and any costs incurred by the Administrator in that respect may be recovered from that local authority.


(2) The Administrator shall not empower and direct any local body in terms of subsection (1) in respect of any matter referred to in section 12, except with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance.


(3) The council in respect of which anything has been done by virtue of subsection (1), shall be liable to reimburse the local body concerned for all expenses incurred by the body in connection with anything done by it as contemplated in that subsection.


(4) This section shall be deemed to have come into operation on 31 July 1985.