MPs finalise Constitutional amendment

2012-11-16 06:58

Lawmakers finalised the Constitution 17th Amendment Bill after agreeing to extend the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court to hear any matter that it deems to raise an arguable point of law in the public interest.

This particular amendment, which changes section 168 of the Constitution, was agreed after considerable debate among members of the committee and a submission from the judges of the SCA that it was unnecessary. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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