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

Chapter 13 – Finance

Provincial and Local Financial Matters

226. Provincial Revenue Funds

 

 

1) There is a Provincial Revenue Fund for each province into which all money received by the provincial government must be paid, except money reasonably excluded by an Act of Parliament.

 

2) Money may be withdrawn from a Provincial Revenue Fund only
a) in terms of an appropriation by a provincial Act; or
b) as a direct charge against the Provincial Revenue Fund, when it is provided for in the Constitution or a provincial Act.

 

3) Revenue allocated through a province to local government in that province in terms of section 214(1), is a direct charge against that province's Revenue Fund.

 

4) National legislation may determine a framework within which :
a) provincial Act may in terms of subsection (2)(b) authorise the withdrawal of money as a direct charge against a Provincial Revenue Fund; and
b) revenue allocated through a province to local government in that province in terms of subsection (3) must be paid to municipalities in the province.".