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

Chapter 6 : Provinces

Provincial Constitutions

144. Certification of provincial constitutions


(1) If a provincial legislature has passed or amended a constitution, the Speaker of the legislature must submit the text of the constitution or constitutional amendment to the Constitutional Court for certification.


(2) No text of a provincial constitution or constitutional amendment becomes law until the Constitutional Court has certified—
(a) that the text has been passed in accordance with section 142; and
(b) that the whole text complies with section 143.