Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)
Chapter 6 – Provinces
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.|
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