Municipal Systems Amendmend Bill passed
23 March 2011
The Municipal Systems Amendmend Bill was passed yesterday in Parliament.
The bill aims to improve service delivery and to make local government more professional.
Acting Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nathi Mthethwa, says the Bill opens a new chapter in local government.
Mthethwa added that the bill will ensure that local government is accountable, efficient and responsive.