Municipal law 410

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

*For LLB
(a)  Introduction to local government law in general
(b)  Process of local government transformation
(c)  Status, objects and challenges of local government
(d)  Legal nature and duties of municipalities
(e)  Co-operative government
(f)   New institutional models in local government
(g)  Demarcation of local government jurisdictions.
(h)  Composition and election of local government structures
(i)   Role of traditional leaders in local government
(j)   Powers and functions
(k)  Political structures
(l)   Municipal services and other functional activities
(m) Human resources and labour issues
(n)  Municipal finances and fiscal management
(o)  Development, planning and unique local government law matters

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Public Law
Period of presentation Semester 1

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2023. All rights reserved.

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

To contact the University during the COVID-19 lockdown, please send an email to [email protected]

Click here for frequently asked questions for first year UP students

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences