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Provincial Intervention in Local Government in terms of Section 139 of the Constitution and the Municipal Finance Management Act

Total Number of Municipalities Currently Under Intervention as of February* 2022

Name of Province Number of Municipalities
Eastern Cape 3
Free State 1
KwaZulu Natal 8
Gauteng 2
Limpopo 1
Mpumalanga 5
Northern Cape 2
North West 8
Western Cape 1
Total Number of Municipalities 31

 

Total number of municipalities categorised per province

Total Number of Municipalities per Province Names of Municipalities Type of intervention Date Instituted Status
Eastern Cape: 3 Enoch Mgijima LM S139(1)(b) 

And Section 139(5) of the Constitution

August 2018 Ongoing
Amathole LM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2021 Ongoing
Makana LM S139(5) of the Constitution 2019 Ongoing
Free State: 1 Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality S139(5)(a) and (c) of the Constitution December 2019 Ongoing
Gauteng: 2 Emfuleni LM S139(1)(b) and (5) of the Constitution June 2018 Ongoing
West Rand DM S139(5) of the Constitution February 2019 Ongoing
KwaZulu Natal: 08 Umzinyathi DM S139(1)(b) of the Constitution October 2016 Ongoing
Mpofana LM S139(1)(b) of the Constitution December 2017 Ongoing
Inkosi Langalibalele LM S139(1)(b) of the Constitution December 2017 Ongoing
Abaqulusi LM S139(1)(b) of the Constitution February 2019 Ongoing
Mtubatuba LM S139(1)(b) of the Constitution March 2019 Ongoing
Msunduzi LM S139(1)(b) of the Constitution April 2019 Ongoing
Uthukela DM Section 139(1)(b) of the Constitution 

 

August 2018 

 

Ongoing
Umkhanyakude DM S139(1)(b) and 139(4) of the Constitution January 2021 Ongoing
Limpopo: 1 Mogalakwena LM S139(1)(b) of the Constitution December 2019 Ongoing
Mpumalanga: 5 Emalahleni LM S139(5) of the Constitution October 2018 Ongoing
Govan Mbeki LM S139(5) of the Constitution October 2018 Ongoing
Msukaligwa LM S139(5) of the Constitution October 2018 Ongoing
Thaba Chweu LM S139(5) of the Constitution October 2018 Ongoing
Lekwa LM S139(5) of the Constitution April 2021 Ongoing
Northern Cape: 2 Phokwane LM S139(5) of the Constitution July 2020 Ongoing
Renosterberg LM S139(5) of the Constitution August 2020 Ongoing
North-West (8) Madibeng LM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2022 Ongoing
Tswaing LM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2022 Ongoing
Ditsobotla LM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2022 Ongoing
Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati DM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2022 Ongoing
Kgetleng Rivier LM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2022 Ongoing
Mahikeng LM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2022 Ongoing
Ramotshere LM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2022 Ongoing
Naledi LM S139(5) of the Constitution January 2022 Ongoing
Western Cape:1 Beaufort West LM S139(5)(a) of the Constitution August 2021 Ongoing
Total 31

 

*This page gets updated periodically.