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ConCourt declares parts of the Electoral Act unconstitutional

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In a landmark ruling, the Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that parts of the Electoral Act are unconstitutional, particularly those that prevent individuals from contesting in provincial and national elections. Picture: Felix Dlangamandla
In a landmark ruling, the Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that parts of the Electoral Act are unconstitutional, particularly those that prevent individuals from contesting in provincial and national elections. Picture: Felix Dlangamandla

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This paves the way for independent candidates to contest for seats in provincial legislatures and the National Assembly without them being members of a registered political party.

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