ARTICLES RELATING TO CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

Without the NPA upholding the rule of law, we are 'dead in the water'

2019-04-25 10:52

Whether one wields power or is of the most vulnerable, the rule of law guarantees equal treatment. Without it, the vision of a constitutional democracy is dead in the water, writes Yvonne Mokgoro.

ConCourt agrees: People guilty of serious crimes will not qualify for refugee status

2018-12-06 21:02

The Constitutional Court has upheld the constitutionality of provisions of the Refugees Act that ban individuals who have committed serious crimes from being eligible for refugee status.

ConCourt dismisses Moyane application

2018-11-26 13:16

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by axed SARS commissioner Tom Moyane to have the Nugent Commission of inquiry set aside and his dismissal overturned.

ConCourt rules that Bathabile Dlamini is liable for 20% of costs in Sassa debacle

2018-09-27 11:46

The Constitutional Court has ruled that former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini is personally liable for 20% of costs of last year's SA Social Security Agency debacle.

Marijuana use has just been legalised in South Africa - a large provider of cannabis to the UK and Europe

2018-09-18 14:31

South Africa is the third country in Africa to legalise cannabis.

There is an alternative to labour broking

2018-08-05 11:05

The much-lauded Constitutional Court judgment on labour brokers will not affect the notorious “bakkie brigade” – those independent labour traffickers who hire out teams of workers picked up from roadsides around the country.

ConCourt confirms voters have the right to be informed on private political funding

2018-06-21 10:43

The Constitutional Court has confirmed a ruling that the Promotion of Access to Information Act was unconstitutional.

UFS language policy is lawful, ConCourt rules

2017-12-29 10:37

The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of the University of the Free State's language policy.

Dispossessed Salem community has rights to land – ConCourt

2017-12-12 08:07

The Constitutional Court has ruled a black community holds a right to certain portions of the Salem Commonage in the Eastern Cape and was dispossessed of the land due to past racially discriminatory practices.

ConCourt orders release of man convicted of killing his girlfriend after state bungled case

2017-12-06 22:19

A State bungle has led the Constitutional Court to order the immediate release of a prisoner, who was convicted of killing his girlfriend.

 

ConCourt rules Refugees Act doesn't place time limitation on asylum applications

2018-12-20 14:39

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the Refugees Act does not place a time limit on when asylum seekers have to apply for asylum once they have arrived in South Africa.

Ramaphosa grants SARS inquiry two-week extension for final report

2018-11-27 13:15

President Cyril Ramaphosa has granted the Nugent Commission of Inquiry an extension to file its final report on the state of tax administration and governance at the SA Revenue Service.

Property evictions: Courts 'will be more rigorous'

2018-09-29 10:00

An eviction notice brought before the Constitutional Court provides a test case for the rights of the vulnerable in society, says attorney Simon Dippenaar.

Despite dagga being legalised in SA, it's still 'illegal to smoke weed and drive on our roads' - Arrive Alive

2018-09-19 11:27

Despite the Constitutional Court legalising smoking dagga on private property it's still illegal to smoke weed and drive, says Arrive Alive.

Can independents run for national SA elections? ConCourt says yes

2018-08-24 07:00

It seemed to have passed everyone by, but the Constitutional Court’s June ruling on political party funding may have opened the door for independents to run for office in provincial and national elections.

Kellogg's case: A victory for workers

2018-08-05 06:18

Last week’s ruling on labour brokers by the Constitutional Court has already led to a significant victory for workers at breakfast cereal behemoth Kellogg’s.

ConCourt rules Abrahams can announce Zuma decision

2018-03-14 17:35

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution, which sought to delay National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams's announcement on whether former president Jacob Zuma should be prosecuted.

Historical land battle decided in Constitutional Court

2017-12-14 20:28

Disputes over history are hard for courts to decide but that’s exactly what the Constitutional Court had to do in a battle over land in the Eastern Cape.

Justice Bess Nkabinde hangs up ConCourt robes after 12 years

2017-12-07 20:57

Justice Bess Nkabinde received a fitting farewell at the Constitutional Court, where she spent 12 years of her career.

Eviction and the law: what the Constitutional Court says

2017-11-01 08:07

A case involving an eviction order against people occupying houses on a farm near Paarl shows that there are limits to what the Constitutional Court is willing to do when it comes to disputes about how resources are spent.

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