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Creating New Democratic Frontiers


The work of the Municipal Demarcation Board ensures local government effectively represents the individuals it serves.

Photo: Chairperson of the Municipal Demarcation Board, Jane Thupana

The Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) is an independent authority responsible for the determination of municipal boundaries. The board’s status as a constitutional institution is protected by section 3 of the Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act, 1998, and various precedent judgments by the High Court and Constitutional Court.



October/November 2019











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