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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)

Chapter 7 : Local Government

163. Organised local government


An Act of Parliament enacted in accordance with the procedure established by section 76 must :

(a) provide for the recognition of national and provincial organisations representing municipalities; and
(b) determine procedures by which local government may :
(i) consult with the national or a provincial government;
(ii) designate representatives to participate in the National Council of Provinces; and
(iii) nominate persons to participate in the process prescribed in the National legislation envisaged in section 22 (1)(c).