1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Designation of appropriate authority

   4   Surcharge by appropriate authority

   5   Notification of surcharge

   6   Withdrawal of surcharge

   7   Remedy of person aggrieved by surcharge

   8   Recovery of surcharge

   9   Power to amend or vary Schedule




[Date of Commencement: 22nd December, 1967]

Act 38 of 1967.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Municipal Officers (Surcharge) Act.

2   Interpretation

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   In this Act-

   "appropriate authority", in relation to a person who is or was a municipal officer, means the authority designated pursuant to section 3 in relation to that person;

   "municipal money" means any money belonging or payable to a scheduled body;

   "municipal officer" means a person in the employment of a scheduled body;

   "scheduled body" means a body specified in the Schedule.

3   Designation of appropriate authority

   The Minister may from time to time designate a municipal officer or a public officer to be the appropriate authority for the purposes of this Act either generally in relation to persons who are or were in the employment of one or more scheduled bodies specified in such designation or in relation to a person who is or was a municipal officer or to persons who are or were municipal officers of a particular category so specified.

4   Surcharge by appropriate authority

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