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Government Gazette, 20 June 2002
No. 23542 7
 

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Amendment Act, 2002 Act No. 18, 2002

(ii)

subdivide into more than one party or subdivide and any one subdivision merge with another party, whether that party participated in an election or not,

whilst the councillors concerned remain members of that Council and the seats held by them must be regarded as having been allocated to the party which they represent pursuant to any merger, subdivision or subdivision and merger contemplated in this paragraph.

(2) The provisions of items 4 (2), 5 and 6 are also applicable in respect of subitem (1), and any reference therein to a period referred to in item 4 (1) (a) (i) or (ii) must be construed as a reference to the period referred to in subitem (1).


Filling of vacancies

8. Vacancies in a Municipal Council must be filled in terms of national legislation.


Amendment of Schedule

9. This Schedule may be amended by an Act of Parliament passed in accordance with section 76 (1).”.


Short title

3. This Act is called the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Amendment Act, 2002.