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Name: Constitution Seventeenth Amendment Act, 2012 [No. 72 of 2013].
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 2013-02-01
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2013-C-94003
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line South African Government Information, South Africa PDF of Amendment PDF of Amendment (consulted on 2013-08-26)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Constitution to further define the role of the Chief Justice as the head of the judiciary; to provide for a single High Court of South Africa; to provide that the Constitutional Court is the highest Court in all matters; to further regulate the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal; and to provide for the appointment of an Acting Deputy Chief Justice.
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