Lindiwe Sisulu was full of nothing but kind words for South Africa’s Constitution not that long ago – so why the change of heart?
Constitutional law expert Pierre De Vos said it is a criminal offence for landlords and real estate agents to discriminate against black applicants.
It’s been around three years since our law amended the cannabis bill, yet many of us are still confused about what’s legal and what not.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says it is unconstitutional for companies to force employees to vaccinate against COVID-19.
Critics, including Kenyatta’s deputy William Ruto, charge that the reforms could threaten the country’s democratic institutions.
‘People in South Africa are being deprived of their freedom to use a very amazing drug,’ the Free Market Foundation’s health policy expert said.
As per the judgement published on Friday, the cigarette ban was “inconsistent” with the Constitution.
De Lille outlined the land expropriation bill that was gazetted on Friday, saying that it is being introduced in the interest of fairness.
The process to amend section 25 of the Constitution in order to fast-track expropriation without compensation suddenly gathered speed on Tuesday when a draft bill to amend the Constitution was tabled by the parliamentary legal services.
Ron Mncwabe has stated that the President’s still has no explanation, as to why “in his personal capacity”, could not answer the senior advocate’s affidavit himself.
The parliamentary ad hoc committee on amending the constitution plots the course.
The country also has 17 national heritage sites.
Following the elections, the committee was revived through a motion by the ruling African National Congress (ANC), again by majority vote with 189 ayes and 67 voting against the move on Thursday.
In case you were wondering: Yes, it is legal to cultivate weed like this – and the service grows weed on your behalf and then delivers it to your doorstep.
Pretoria High Court deems exclusion of domestic workers from Compensation Fund is unconstitutional.
We have plenty of freedom when it comes to expressing ourselves. But on Human Rights Day, we’re looking at how the Bill of Rights constitutes “free speech”.
“It is flawed and unconstitutional” is the general sentiment around the proposed Bill.
The Parliamentary Review Committee’s report on land expropriation, which endorses amendments to section 25 of the Constitution, will be debated and voted upon in the National Assembly next week Tuesday.
What you can and can’t say in South Africa remains a divisive issue. Hate speech and free speech are two entirely different things.
Doesn’t look like Parliament will budge on AfriForum’s attempt to stop the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution.
“Minister [Gigaba] has committed a breach of the Constitution so serious that I could characterise it as a violation.” – Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
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The public can comment on the additional clauses in the Bill and forward written submissions to the committee no later than Friday, 26 October 2018.