The policy review process on the system of provincial and local government presents
the opportunity for the state and the public at large, given the experiences since
1994, to create a better configuration of the system of government among the three
spheres of government in order to enhance the service delivery capacity of the
state. Given the supremacy of the Constitution in South Africa, the outcomes of the
policy review process, the article contends must be guided by the constitutional
framework on intergovernmental relations and intergovernmental fiscal relations
as the key determinants for service delivery success.