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

Chapter 2 - Bill of Rights

26. Housing

 

 

1) Everyone has the right to have access to adequate housing.

 

2) The state must take reasonable legislative and other measures, within its available resources, to achieve the progressive realisation of this right.

 

3) No one may be evicted from their home, or have their home demolished, without an order of court made after considering all the relevant circumstances. No legislation may permit arbitrary evictions.