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Tariff By-law, 2015
- Published in Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 7425 on 10 July 2015
- Commenced on 10 July 2015
- [This is the version of this document from 10 July 2015 and includes any amendments published up to 15 December 2022.]
2. DefinitionsIn this by-law, the English text prevails in the event of an inconsistency with the Afrikaans text and unless the context indicates otherwise:"Constitution" means the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996;"Credit Control and Debt Collection By-law and Policy" means the municipality’s Credit Control and Debt Collection By-law and Policy as adopted from time to time, as contemplated in sections 96(b), 97 and 98 of the Systems Act;"Municipal Finance Management Act" means the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act 56 of 2003);"municipal council" means the municipal council of the municipality contemplated in section 157(1) of the Constitution;"municipality" means the Matzikama Municipality established in terms of Section 12 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, No. 117 of 1998;"Systems Act" means the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000, No. 32 of 2000;"tariff" means moneys, fees or other charges which the municipality may levy in respect of any function or service rendered by the municipality, excluding rates levied by the municipality in terms of the Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act, No. 6 of 2004;"tariff policy" means the tariff policy of the municipality as adopted by the municipal council by resolution from time to time; and"tariff structure" means the tariff structure setting out the tariffs applicable in respect of services provided by the municipality, as approved by the municipal council from time to time during the annual budget process.
3. Object of this by-lawThe object of this by-law is to give effect to the implementation and enforcement of the municipality’s tariff policy, as contemplated in section 74(1) of the Systems Act.
4. Adoption and implementation of a tariff policy
5. Contents of a tariff policyThe municipality’s tariff policy shall, inter alia:
6. Enforcement of the tariff policyThe municipality’s tariff policy must be enforced by means of the Credit Control and Debt Collection By-law and Policy and any additional implementation and enforcement mechanisms set out in its tariff policy (if any).
7. Repeal of by-lawsAny provision in any by-law, adopted by the municipality or any of the disestablished municipalities that have been incorporated into the municipality, which relates to any aspect provided for in this by-law is hereby repealed insofar as it is inconsistent with the provisions of this by-law.
8. Short title and commencementThis by-law shall be called the Tariff By-law of the Matzikama Municipality and shall come into operation on the date of publication thereof in the Provincial Gazette.
History of this By-law
10 July 2015 this versionPublished in Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 7425By-law commences.
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