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.
- Constitution of the Republic of South Africa
- Expropriation Act 63 of 1975
- Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act 7 of 2013
- Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000
- Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act 4 of 2000
- Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act 34 of 1995
- Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013
- Protection of Personal Information for South African Law Firms LSSA Guidelines 2018
- Public Protector Act 24 of 1994
- Regulation of Interception of Communication and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act, 70 of 2002
- South African Human Rights Commission Act 40 of 2013