The Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature has a Petitions Act (Act no. 6 of 2000) and Regulations that are put in place to regulate the procedure to be followed in dealing with petitions. The Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature’s Select Committee on Public Participation and Petitions and Members; Legislature Proposals is responsive for handling petitions.
A person who addresses a petition to the committee is called a petitioner. A petition may be addressed to the committee in the following manner;
With regard to (b) and (c) above, all affected individuals must sign the petition.