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Office of the Speaker

BABALWA MAJAVU

COUNCIL SPEAKER

The Speaker for Mbhashe Local Municipality

The roles and functions of the Speaker

The speaker of a municipal council has function to:

(a) presides at meetings of the council;

(b) 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 32 of 2000)

(c) must ensure that the council meets at least quarterly;

(d) must maintain order during meetings;

(e) 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 32 of 2000);

(f) must ensure that council meetings are conducted in accordance with the rules and orders of the council.

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