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

Chapter 6 – Provinces

Provincial Legislatures

109. Dissolution of provincial legislatures before expiry of term

 

 

1) The Premier of a province must dissolve the provincial legislature if :
a) the legislature has adopted a resolution to dissolve with a supporting vote of a majority of its members; and
b) three years have passed since the legislature was elected.

 

2) An Acting Premier must dissolve the provincial legislature if :
a) there is a vacancy in the office of Premier; and
b) the legislature fails to elect a new Premier within 30 days after the vacancy occurred.