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


Constitutional Court Rules, 2003

Part IV : Parties

9. Power of attorney or authorisation to act


(1) A power of attorney need not be filed, but the authority of a legal practitioner to act on behalf of any party may, within 21 days after it has come to the notice of any party that the legal practitioner is so acting, or with the leave of the Court on good cause shown at any time before judgment, be disputed by notice, whereafter the legal practitioner may no longer so act, unless a power of attorney is lodged with the Registrar within 21 days of such notice.


(2) Every power of attorney or authorisation to act lodged shall be signed by or on behalf of the party giving it, and shall otherwise be duly executed according to law.


(3) No power of attorney or authorisation to act shall be required to be lodged by anyone acting on behalf of the State.