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

Chapter 6 – Provinces

Provincial Constitutions

145. Signing, publication and safekeeping of provincial constitutions

 

 

1) The Premier of a province must assent to and sign the text of a provincial constitution or constitutional amendment that has been certified by the Constitutional Court.

 

2) The text assented to and signed by the Premier must be published in the national Government Gazette and takes effect on publication or on a later date determined in terms of that constitution or amendment.

 

3) The signed text of a provincial constitution or constitutional amendment is conclusive evidence of its provisions and, after publication, must be entrusted to the Constitutional Court for safekeeping.