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Time-bar restrictions held to be reasonable and justifiable limitation of the right of access to court

In Road Accident Fund and Another v Mdeyide (CCT 10/10) [2010] ZACC 18 (30 September 2010) the South African Constitutional Court upheld an appeal against the high court’s declaration that the time-bar provision contained in the legislation regulating the affairs of the Road Accident Fund was unconstitutional. The time-bar clause under scrutiny stipulates that claims

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Published on October 25, 2010
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Constitutional Restrictions on the Freedom of Testation in South Africa

The Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa in The Curators Ad Litem To Certain Potential Beneficiaries of the Emma Smith Educational Fund v The University of Kwa Zulu Natal [2010] ZASCA 136 (1st October 2010) dismissed an appeal against a judgment that set aside a racially restrictive clause limiting the beneficiaries of the Emma

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Published on October 18, 2010
Author:          Filed under: ANCL, hp, south africa, testacy
 
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Call for Papers from African Network of Constitutional Lawyers

The African Network of Constitutional Lawyers has issued a call for papers for its annual conference, to be held in Rabat, Morocco 2 – 5 February 2011. The theme this year is “The Internationalization of Constitutional Law” From the call: “Constitutional law has always been subject to multiple foreign and international influences but the process

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Published on October 13, 2010
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The Constitutionality of Nigeria’s Recent Constitutional Amendment

A number of aggrieved parties including the Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria have filed suits in Nigerian courts seeking an interpretation of the constitutionality of the recent amendment of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Nigeria’s National Assembly recently declared that the recent constitutional amendment

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Published on September 10, 2010
Author:          Filed under: ANCL, Enyinna Nwuache, hp, Nigeria