n Without Prejudice - Prescription as an unconscionable remedy : constitutional law
|Article Title||Prescription as an unconscionable remedy : constitutional law|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Sep 2008|
|Pages||6 - 7|
The right to receive a disability grant within the context of socio-economic rights as entrenched in the Constitution is a palpable right of SA's constitutional democracy. Deliwe Muriel Njongi v Member of the Executive Council, Department of Welfare, Eastern Cape CCT 37/07  ZACC 4 concerns "the right of grant receivers to lawful administrative action with the cancellation of [their] social grants", also taking into account the "consideration whether the State can rely on extinctive prescription of its obligation in order to avoid paying these grants".
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