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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)

Chapter 2 - Bill of Rights

31. Cultural, religious and linguistic communities



1) Persons belonging to a cultural, religious or linguistic community may not be denied the right, with other members of that community :
a) to enjoy their culture, practise their religion and use their language; and
b) to form, join and maintain cultural, religious and linguistic associations and other organs of civil society.


2) The rights in subsection (1) may not be exercised in a manner inconsistent with any provision of the Bill of Rights.