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The municipality has all the powers assigned to it in terms of the Constitution as well as national and provincial legislation. The municipality has the right to do anything reasonably necessary for or incidental to the effective exercising of its powers.

The executive and legislative authority ofthe municipality vest in the Council, and the Council takes all the decisions of the municipality except:

(a) decisions on those matters that have been delegated;
(b) decisions on those matters that have by law been assigned to a political structure, political office bearer or employee of the Council;

The Council may exercise executive and legislative authority within the municipal area of the municipality only, but may, by written agreement with another municipality, exercise executive authority in the area of that other municipality.

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