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Uganda: Judicial Independence Reaffirmed

JUDGES of Uganda’s constitutional court have come to the rescue of two judicial colleagues, finding that the statutory five-year limited term of office of the industrial court bench undermined judicial independence and was unconstitutional and therefore invalid.

Copyright & A2K Issues - 24 January 2018

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[Book] African Customary Law in South Africa: Post-Apartheid and Living Law Perspectives

  • The text addresses living customary law precepts and values, offering an insightful, authentic and sensitive approach to the alignment of parallel systems of South African law. This facilitates an understanding of the true purpose, values and efficacy of customary law, and honours the important role which this system of law serves within South African society.
  • The material is presented in a clear and applied manner, in order that it should be accessible, engaging and challenging to readers.

Development: Economic Freedom Fighters v Speaker of the National Assembly

IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA

Economic Freedom Fighters v Speaker of the National Assembly, Case CCT 76/17, [2017] ZACC 47

Judgement Date: 29 December 2017

Media Summary

The following explanatory note is provided to assist the media in reporting this case and is not binding on the Constitutional Court or any member of the Court.

Pocket Law: Legal Information In Your Pocket

 

pocket law.png Pocket Law lets you search for cases and legislation off-line.  A USB stick loaded with a LII website, works off-line and updates once you are in Internet coverage.

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