Local Government Areas Zama Fakudze
Local government areas
The Kingdom of Swaziland is be divided into as many local government areas as the Commission from time to time recommends to Parliament.
In defining boundaries of local government areas, the Commission−
takes into account existing chiefdom areas;
redraws Tinkhundla boundaries as may be necessary;
integrates urban and rural areas where necessary; and,
takes into consideration–
the population, the physical size, the geographical features, the economic resources or potential, the existing or proposed infrastructure of each area;
the possibilities of facilitating the most rational management and use of the resources and infrastructure of the area with a view to ensuring that a local government area is, or has the potential of becoming economically self-sustaining.
-The boundaries of chiefdom areas may be changed subject to section 115 of the Constitution.
-A town or city may be divided into two or more areas of local government.
– Local government areas may be rural or urban or partly rural and partly urban.
-Subject to the recommendations of the Commission, Parliament may abolish a local government or alter the boundaries of a local government area.