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Document on South African bylaws.
Document on South African bylaws.

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Published by: zbhabha on May 21, 2013
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167. Offences

(1) Subject to subsection (2), any person who—

(a) obstructs or hinders the municipality in the
exercising of the powers or performance of
functions or duties under these by-laws;

(b) uses, tampers or interferes with municipal
equipment, the water supply system, sanita-
tion system and reticulation network or con-
sumption of services rendered;

(c) contravenes or fails to comply with a provi-
sion of these by-laws other than a provision
relating to payment for municipal services;

(d) fails to comply with the terms of a notice
served upon him in terms of these by-laws;

is guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to
a fine or in default of payment to imprison-
ment for a period not exceeding 6 months
and in the case of any continued offence,
to a further fine not exceeding R50, or in
default of payment, to imprisonment not
exceeding one day for every day during the
continuance of such offence, after a written
notice has been issued by the municipality
and served on the person concerned requir-
ing the discontinuance of such an offence.

(2) No person shall be liable to imprisonment if
he is unable to afford to pay a fine, and shall
instead be liable to a period of community

(3) Any person committing a breach of the
provisions of these by-laws shall be liable
to recompense the municipality for any loss
or damage suffered or sustained by it in
consequence of the breach.


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