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South African Citizenship Act, 1995 (Act No. 88 of 1995)

Chapter 7 : General Provisions

25. Review of Minister’s decision by court of law


(1) Any provincial or local division of the High Court of South Africa shall have jurisdiction to review any decision made by the Minister under this Act.


(2) A court hearing a review in terms of subsection (1) may call upon the Minister to furnish reasons and to submit such information as the court deems fit, and the court shall have jurisdiction to—
(a) consider the merits of the matter under review; and
(b) confirm, vary or set aside the decision of the Minister.