oa Constitutional Court Review - Severing the umbilical cord : a subtle jurisprudential shift regarding children and their primary caregivers : case comments

Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2073-6215



This case note examines the focus in the judgment on the child's rights as distinct from the rights of their caregivers. It is argued that this distinction presents a new development in the Court's child rights jurisprudence, and that some of the Constitutional Court's earlier pronouncements on children in relation to their caregivers should be re-examined in the light of S v M.

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