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Local Government Law - LGL3702

Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in Afrikaans,English
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501, ILW1501 and ADL2601
Purpose: The focus of this module is to equip students with in-depth legal, theoretical and practical knowledge of the current structure, management, administration and functions of municipalities. In addition, students will be qualified to critically analyse and evaluate the legality of fact-based scenarios that concern everyday workings of our local government system. The students will have the expertise and skills to apply their knowledge of local government law to the operation of a given municipality and assess whether the municipality as legal entity is functioning in line with the Constitution and the statutes that aim to give effect to the Constitution. Individuals who complete this module will be able to operate effectively within the working environment of paralegals. The module is also suitable for those individuals who are working in the public sectors, private sectors, community based advice offices and private practices.