Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)
Chapter 1 - Founding Provisions
1. Republic of South Africa
1)The Republic of South Africa is one, sovereign, democratic state founded on the following values :
a)Human dignity, the achievement of equality and the advancement of human rights and freedoms.
b)Non-racialism and non-sexism.
c)Supremacy of the constitution and the rule of law.
d)Universal adult suffrage, a national common voters roll, regular elections and a multi-party system of democratic government, to ensure accountability, responsiveness and openness.