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WATER IS LIFE, SANITATION IS DIGNITY

Water Sector Policy Database (WSPD)

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Policy Name: Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Second Amendment Act 2001

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This document has been opened: 1 219 times to date.
Date Of Release: 14 Dec 2001
Date Of Expected Review:
Date Last Updated: 15 Feb 2007
Policy Type: Amendment Act
Policy Level: National
Department: Department for Public Service and Administration
Contact Name: Switchboard
Phone Number: 012 336 1000
Fax Number: 012 326 7802
Email:
Directorate: Policy & Legislation
Contact Name: Switchboard
Phone Number: (012) 336 1000
Fax Number: (012) 326 7802
Email:
Topics covered:
Legislations Impacting on WS/WR
Policy Precis:

To amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, so as-
to provide for the introduction, only by the Cabinet member responsible for national financial matters, of certain financial legislation in the National Assembly;
to extend the definition of a money Bill;
to regulate the withholding of funds by the national treasury if organs of state commit a serious and material breach of legislation prescribing treasury norms and standards;
to provide that the enactment of national framework legislation governing the policies of organs of state on preferential procurement should be obligatory;
to provide for the enactment of national framework legislation in connection with the withdrawal of money as direct charges against a Provincial Revenue Fund and certain payments from a Provincial Revenue Fund to municipalities;
to reduce the number of members of the Financial and Fiscal Commission and to change the appointment procedure;
to make provision for provincial borrowing powers; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Section Summary

  Section Number Section Heading Section Description
To amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, so as-
to provide for the introduction, only by the Cabinet member responsible for national financial matters, of certain financial legislation in the National Assembly;
to extend the definition of a money Bill;
to regulate the withholding of funds by the national treasury if organs of state commit a serious and material breach of legislation prescribing treasury norms and standards;
to provide that the enactment of national framework legislation governing the policies of organs of state on preferential procurement should be obligatory;
to provide for the enactment of national framework legislation in connection with the withdrawal of money as direct charges against a Provincial Revenue Fund and certain payments from a Provincial Revenue Fund to municipalities;
to reduce the number of members of the Financial and Fiscal Commission and to change the appointment procedure;
to make provision for provincial borrowing powers; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

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