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

Chapter 8 : Municipal Services

Part 2 : Provision of services

80. Provision of services through service delivery agreements with external mechanisms

 

 

1) If a municipality decides to provide a service through a service delivery agreement in terms of section 76(b) with-
a) a municipal entity, another municipality or a national or provincial organ of state, it may negotiate and enter into such an agreement with the relevant municipal entity, municipality or organ of state without applying Part 3 of this Chapter; or
b) any institution or entity. or any person, juristic or natural, not mentioned in paragraph (a), it must apply Part 3 of this Chapter before entering into such an agreement with any such institution, entity or person.

 

2) Before a municipality enters into a service delivery agreement for a basic municipal service it must establish a mechanism and programme for community consultation and information dissemination regarding the service delivery agreement. The contents of a service delivery agreement must be communicated to the local community through the media.