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Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000)

Chapter 11 : Legal Matters

109. Legal proceedings

 

 

1) A municipality is a local authority for purposes of the Limitation of Legal Proceedings (Provincial and Local Authorities) Act, 1970 (Act No. 94 of 1970).

 

2) A municipality may compromise or compound any action, claim or proceedings, and may submit to arbitration any matter other than a matter involving a decision on its status, powers, duties or the validity of its actions or by-laws.