South Africa

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  • Service: Tax
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 2011/03/28

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Local government elections set to take place on 18 May 2011 

Date of local government elections formally promulgated.

The acting Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has formally set a date for the municipal elections by way of a notice in the Government Gazette of 10 March 2011. The process of determining the date of the elections is prescribed in section 24(2) of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998 (Act No. 117 of 1998).


Elections for all municipal councils will take place on 18 May 2011, which has been proclaimed as a public holiday.