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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



1) 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).