Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act 27 of 2000

Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act 27 of 2000; Electoral Act 73 of 1998; Electoral Commission Act 51 of 1996 & Regulations

 

Further Legislative Developments

  • Electoral Act 73 of 1998: In New Nation Movement NPC and Others v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others [2020] ZACC 11 on 11 June 2020 the Act was declared unconstitutional to the extent that it requires that adult citizens may be elected to the National Assembly and Provincial Legislatures only through their membership of political parties. The operation of the declaration of invalidity is suspended for 24 months to afford Parliament an opportunity to remedy the defect.

 

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