123. Phasing in of certain provisions of this Act

  1. The Minister, by notice in the Gazette, may phase in the application of the provisions of this Act which place a financial or administrative burden on municipalities.
  2. A notice in terms of subsection (1) may-
    1. determine different dates on which different provisions of this Act become applicable to municipalities;
    2. apply to all municipalities generally;
    3. differentiate between different kinds of municipalities which may, for the purpose of the phasing in of the relevant provisions, be defined in the notice in relation to categories or types of municipalities or in any other way; or
    4. apply to a specific kind of municipality only, as defined in the notice.