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

Chapter 5 - The President and National Executive

88. Term of office of President

 

 

1) The President's term of office begins on assuming office and ends upon a vacancy occurring or when the person next elected President assumes office.

 

2) No person may hold office as President for more than two terms, but when a person is elected to fill a vacancy in the office of President, the period between that election and the next election of a President is not regarded as a term.