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

Chapter 6 – Provinces

Provincial Legislatures

114. Powers of provincial legislatures



1) In exercising its legislative power, a provincial legislature may :
a) consider, pass, amend or reject any Bill before the legislature; and
b) initiate or prepare legislation, except money Bills.


2) A provincial legislature must provide for mechanisms :
a) to ensure that all provincial executive organs of state in the province are accountable to it; and
b) to maintain oversight of :
i) the exercise of provincial executive authority in the province, including the implementation of legislation; and
ii) any provincial organ of state.