Legal challenge in the Constitutional Court: Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act


On 23 February 2023, the Constitutional Court of South Africa will hear oral arguments in the matter of Constance Mogale and Others v Speaker of the National Assembly and Others, CCT 73/2022.

The application being made is to declare the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act 3 of 2019 (TKLA) invalid on procedural grounds, in that Parliament failed to conduct reasonable and meaningful public participation during the law-making process.

Access the court record and written submissions/heads of argument here:

Here’s a reminder of why the Act is problematic, as outlined in the following resources and articles:

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