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Local Government Bulletin, March 2009
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19 Jan, 2010

This current issue has articles on Municipal Manager's Appointment, the Congress of the People (COPE), Water Service Delivery, Gender, HIV and Development & the Municipal Property Rates Act.

The Role of Ward Committees in Enhancing Participatory Local Governance and Development in South Africa: Evidence from Six Ward Committee Case Studies
Alex
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19 Jan, 2010

This booklet, written by Terence Smith & Prof Jaap de Visser, focuses on the legislative and policy provisions for ward committees; a review of key issues and challenges and findings of the ward committee case studies, as well as a comparative analysis of the findings. The report ends with some reflections on the implications of the findings and some policy and practical recommendations for improving the functioning of ward committees.

Local Government Bulletin, November/ December 2008
Alex
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19 Jan, 2010

This is the final issue for the year. It focuses on filling vacancies during political turmoil; implementing the Property Rates Act; the abolition of floor crossing & defining municipal health services.

October's Local Government Bulletin is now available
Alex
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19 Jan, 2010

Over the past weeks, the impact of the leadership change in the African National Congress on government has become patently visible. The most important change was obviously manifested in the resignation of the President, three provincial premiers and a number of national Cabinet members, including the Minister for Provincial and Local Government. These significant developments have raised critical questions about the impact that the politics of change will have on local government [excerpt taken from the Editorial]

Masters Programme on Local Government
Alex
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19 Jan, 2010

The Community Law Centre offers a highly competitive research and training programme on local government and decentralisation in South Africa and the rest of Africa.

Parliamentary submissions
Alex
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19 Jan, 2010

The Local Government Project has made a submission on the Draft Regulations of the Children's Act, 2005 and CSPRI made a submission on the Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill [B42 of 2008]

Local Government Law of South Africa Launched!
Alex
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19 Jan, 2010

Prof Nico Steytler and Prof Jaap de Visser's book offers a comprehensive analysis of local government law specifically for legal practitioners, municipal officials, national and provincial officials involved in local government matters.

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