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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

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Year of current version:2005
Date of entry into force of original text:February 4, 1997
Date of Text (Adopted):December 18, 1996
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa was adopted by the Constitutional Assembly on October 11, 1996, certified by the Constitutional Court on December 4, 1996 and signed by President Nelson Mandela on December 10, 1996. Since adoption, the Constitution has been amended sixteen times, most recently in 2009.
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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, Complete document (pdf) [458 KB]

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