Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)
Chapter 12 : Traditional Leaders
212. Role of traditional leaders
|(1)||National legislation may provide for a role for traditional leadership as an institution at local level on matters affecting local communities.|
|(2)||To deal with matters relating to traditional leadership, the role of traditional leaders, customary law and the customs of communities observing a system of customary law—|
|(a)||national or provincial legislation may provide for the establishment of houses of traditional leaders; and|
|(b)||national legislation may establish a council of traditional leaders.|
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