On 30 May 2023, the Constitutional Court delivered a judgment declaring the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act No. 3 of 2019 (the TKLA) unconstitutional in Constance Mogale and Others v Speaker of the National Assembly and Others (https://tinyurl.com/TKLA-decision ).
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May 31 2023
By LARC On 30 May 2023, the Constitutional Court of South Africa declared the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act 3 of 2019 as being invalid.
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Mar 09 2023
By LARC On 23 February 2023, oral arguments were heard by the Constitutional Court in the matter of Constance Mogale and Others v Speaker of the National Assembly and Others, CCT 73/2022.
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Mar 06 2023
By Bernadette Wicks A group of land activists are concerned about the act’s impact on customary and informal property rights, and say there was not adequate public participation before it was passed.
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Mar 06 2023
By Takudzwa Pongweni The Constitutional Court has heard arguments regarding the public participation process before the passing of the contentious Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act. Activists argued that there was an abject failure to ensure their voices were heard.
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