oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Implementing Grootboom : supervision needed

Volume 3 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



Extracted from text ... Implementing Grootboom Supervision needed Kameshni Pillay T he decision of the Constitu- tional Court in the Grootboom case has been hailed as a great victory for the homeless and landless people of South Africa. However, the actual impact of the judgment on the housing situation of the litigants and others who find themselves in a similar situation has been less dramatic. From a Constitutional law perspec- tive the judgment has made a large contribution to the development of the jurisprudence on socio-economic rights and the nature of the positive duties placed on the State to realise these rights. The ..

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