Function of Speakers

The speaker of a municipal council

  1. presides at meetings of the council;
  2. performs the duties and exercises the powers delegated to the speaker in terms of section 59 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000);
    [Para. (b) amended by s. 14 (a) of Act No. 51 of 2002.]
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  3. must ensure that the council meets at least quarterly;
  4. must maintain order during meetings;
  5. must ensure compliance in the council and council committees with the Code of Conduct set out in Schedule 1 to the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000); and
    [Para. (e) amended by s. 14 (b) of Act No. 51 of 2002.]
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  6. must ensure that council meetings are conducted in accordance with the rules and orders of the council.
Name: Ald Anton Coetsee
Position: Speaker
Contact Number: 083 283 5237
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Postal address: PO Box 630, Hermanus 7200