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12 August 2014

Provincial, local government should raise own revenue, says HSRC

Business Day

The implementation of fiscal decentralisation policies for the delivery of public services in South Africa has not resulted in more efficient and effective delivery, delegates to a conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Financial and Fiscal Commission heard on Tuesday.

The three day conference is focusing on the systems of intergovernmental relations and revenue sharing both in South Africa and other countries on the continent, such as Sudan, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In their presentation Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) experts Margaret Chitiga, Annette Verryn and Jaya Josi argued that there were still major shortcomings in South Africa’s system and said reforms were needed.

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