In line with the SALGA’s Constitutional Provisions in clause 19.4, the responsibilities of the Council of Speakers are as follows:
As an outcomes of the Special National Members Assembly, the focus of the Council of Speaker will be on familiarizing Speakers with their expected roles and responsibilities during the transition.
- To serve as a forum through which Speakers of member municipalities can consult with one another in so far as to contribute to ideas, advice, insight and support on matters directly affecting the role and function of the Speakers.
- To be consulted on an ad hoc basis should the need arise with regard to specific aspects to be addressed affecting municipalities.
- To consider a number of multi-disciplinary matters and make recommendations to the relevant National Working Group and or the National Executive Committee.