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Confronting the state of local government: the 2013 Constitutional Court decisions
In September 2014 the then Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pravin Gordhan, divided municipalities into three groups: a third of the municipalities was carrying out their tasks adequately, a third ...
The Constitutional Court of South Africa: Reinforcing an hourglass system of multi-level government
(University of Toronto Press, 2017)
“The supremacy of the constitution and the rule of law” are two foundational values of South Africa’s 1996 Constitution (s. 1(c)). An independent judiciary is thus set to play a major role in interpreting and enforcing ...