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

Chapter 7 : Local Public Administration and Human Resources

Part 4 : Staff matters

71. Bargaining council agreements



1) Organised local government must, before embarking on any negotiations with parties in the bargaining council established for municipalities, consult the-
a) Financial and Fiscal Commission established in terms of section 220 of the Constitution;
b) Minister; and
c) any other parties as may be prescribed.


2) Organised local government must, in concluding any collective agreement resulting from negotiations contemplated in subsection (1), take into account-
a) the budgets of municipalities;
b) the fiscal capacity and efficiency of municipalities; and
c) national economic policies.


3) Municipalities must comply with any collective agreements concluded by organised local government within its mandate on behalf of local government in the bargaining council established for municipalities.