Constitutional Law & Civil Rights

Latest News about Constitutional Law & Civil Rights

News, case law and analyses which examine constitutional law, civil rights and human rights. The Constitution forms the basis of a democratic nation and the legal foundation for the existence of the Republic of South Africa. It sets out the rights and duties of the citizens and the government.
The Bill of Rights, Section 2 of the South African Constitution, is the highest law in the country and the protection of the rights contained therein are given maximum priority by our courts. The Human Rights Commission was set up to promote awareness of human rights and to foster development and equality in South Africa.

Divorce Amendment Act
President Ramaphosa assents to Divorce Amendment Act

President Ramaphosa has assented to the Divorce Amendment Act. Parliament gave the green light to the Divorce Amendment Bill and sent it to the president for assent in February 2024. The national assembly passed the bill and sent it to the national council of provinces…
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