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

Chapter 11 - Security Services

Defence

200. Defence force

 

 

1) The defence force must be structured and managed as a disciplined military force.

 

2) The primary object of the defence force is to defend and protect the Republic, its territorial integrity and its people in accordance with the Constitution and the principles of international law regulating the use of force.