oa De Rebus - The proposed constitution - an analysis
|Article Title||The proposed constitution - an analysis|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Bophuthatswana|
|Publication Date||Dec 1982|
|Pages||583 - 586|
|Keyword(s)||Consensus politics, Consociationalism, Decision-making, Electoral college, Executive presidency, Local authorities, Presidential system, Racial balance, Racially demarcated chambers, Rural regional councils and Term of office|
At an historic meeting of the federal congress of the National Party on 30 July in Bloemfontein the prime minister, Mr P W Botha, released and explained his government's constitutional plans for South Africa. The proposals involve fundamental changes in the system of government that has applied in South Africa since the inception of the Union of South Africa in 1910.
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