Document: Municipal Website Compliance Checklist
A municipal website should be an integral part of a municipality’s communication infrastructure and strategy. If managed effectively, it allows easy access to relevant information, serves as a tool for community participation, improves stakeholder involvement and facilitates stakeholder monitoring and evaluation of municipal performance.
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The role of municipal websites, as platforms for information dissemination, participation and disclosure has been significantly catered for in various pieces of legislation, including:
- The Local Government Municipal Systems Act No 32 of 2000 ("the Systems Act");
- The Local Government Municipal Financial Management Act No 56 of 2003 ("the MFMA"); and
- The Municipal Property Rates Act, no 6 of 2004 ("the MPRA").