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Government Gazette, 15 January 1998
No. 18596     49

Constitution of the Western Cape, 1997 Act No. 1, 1998

Monitoring of local government



The Western Cape government must, by legislative or other measures—


provide for the monitoring and support of local government in the Western Cape; and


promote the development of local government capacity to enable municipalities to perform their functions and manage their own affairs.


The Western Cape government has the legislative and executive authority in terms of the national Constitution to see to the effective performance by municipalities of their functions in respect of matters listed in Schedules 4 and 5 of the national Constitution, by regulating the exercise by municipalities of their executive authority.

Chapter 6

Provincial Administration

Provincial public servants


The Western Cape government is responsible for the recruitment, appointment, promotion, transfer and dismissal of members of the public service in the administration of the Western Cape within the framework of uniform norms and standards applying to the public service.

Basic values and principles governing public administration in the Western Cape


Public administration in the Western Cape must be governed by the democratic values and principles enshrined in the national Constitution.

Chapter 7


Sources of provincial funding


The sources of provincial funding are—


the equitable share of revenue raised nationally and allocated to the Western Cape in terms of the national Constitution;


other allocations from national government revenue;


additional revenue raised by the Western Cape government; and


other money, resources and assets received by the Western Cape government.

Provincial Revenue Fund



All money received by the Western Cape government must be paid into the Provincial Revenue Fund except such money excluded by an Act of Parliament.


Money may be withdrawn from the Provincial Revenue Fund only—


in terms of an appropriation by a provincial Act; or


as a direct charge against the Provincial Revenue Fund, when it is provided for in the national Constitution or a provincial Act.