Municipal Public Accounts Committee (MPAC) – The Road Ahead

36 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2013

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Rudzani Makhado

Limpopo Legislature

Kgabo Masehela

Limpopo Legislature

Moletjie Motimele

Limpopo Legislature

R. Mokhari

Limpopo Legislature

Hlanganani Nyathela

Limpopo Legislature

Date Written: June 21, 2012

Abstract

This paper serves as a guide for the Municipal Public Accounts Committees (MPACs) in the Limpopo Province. Its purpose is to guide the municipalities to establish effective and functional MPACs. It provides the need to establish MPACs in South Africa and challenges encountered. The processes followed to conduct MPACs public hearing and reporting were fully explained, and lastly there is a practical exercise on how to draft questions, resolutions, and tracking the implementation of resolutions. The purpose of writing this guide is to promote effective, efficient and economically (EEEs) sound systems for financial control and management in the municipalities. It is believed that the application of the guide will assist the MPACs in executing their mandate.

Keywords: Municipal Public Account Committee, Oversight, Accountability, Public, Limpopo

Suggested Citation

Makhado, Rudzani and Masehela, Kgabo and Motimele, Moletjie and Mokhari, R. and Nyathela, Hlanganani, Municipal Public Accounts Committee (MPAC) – The Road Ahead (June 21, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2221874 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2221874

Rudzani Makhado (Contact Author)

Limpopo Legislature ( email )

P/Bag x9309
Polokwane, Limpopo 0700
South Africa

Kgabo Masehela

Limpopo Legislature

P/Bag x9309
Polokwane, Limpopo 0700
South Africa

Moletjie Motimele

Limpopo Legislature ( email )

P/Bag x9309
Polokwane, Limpopo 0700
South Africa

R. Mokhari

Limpopo Legislature

P/Bag x9309
Polokwane, Limpopo 0700
South Africa

Hlanganani Nyathela

Limpopo Legislature ( email )

P/Bag x9309
Polokwane, Limpopo 0700
South Africa

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