n Annual Survey of South African Law - Constitutional law
|Article Title||Constitutional law|
|© Publisher:||Juta Law Publishing|
|Journal||Annual Survey of South African Law|
|Publication Date||Jan 2006|
|Pages||1 - 44|
In the year under review, the interpretation of s 167(4)(e) of the Constitution was considered by both the Supreme Court of Appeal in King & others v Attorneys' Fidelity Fund Board of Control 2006 (1) SA 474 (SCA) and by the Constitutional Court in Doctors for Life International v Speaker of the National Assembly 2006 (6) SA 416 (CC), 2006 (12) BCLR 1399 (discussed further under 'Standing' and 'Public involvement in legislative drafting'). Section 167(4)(e) of the Constitution provides that '[o]nly the Constitutional Court may ... decide that Parliament or the President has failed to fulfil a constitutional obligation'.
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