Municipal law 410

Module code MRG 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

*For LLB

  1. Introduction to local government law in general
  2. Process of local government transformation
  3. Status, objects and challenges of local government
  4. Legal nature and duties of municipalities
  5. Co-operative government
  6. New institutional models in local government
  7. Demarcation of local government jurisdictions.
  8. Composition and election of local government structures
  9. Role of traditional leaders in local government
  10. Powers and functions
  11. Political structures
  12. Municipal services and other functional activities
  13. Human resources and labour issues
  14. Municipal finances and fiscal management
  15. Development, planning and unique local government law matters
Module credits 10.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites Admission to the relevant programme.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Public Law
Period of presentation Semester 1

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