n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - Constitutional aspects of criminal justice : recent cases
|Article Title||Constitutional aspects of criminal justice : recent cases|
|© Publisher:||Juta Law Publishing|
|Journal||South African Journal of Criminal Justice|
|Affiliations||1 University of KwaZulu-Natal|
|Publication Date||Jan 2014|
|Pages||466 - 487|
Section 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 provides that the Republic is one sovereign democratic state founded on, amongst others, the principle of the 'rule of law'. This principle has been considered by the Constitutional Court on a number of occasions. In these cases the court has held that the principle of legality which forms a part of the rule of law imposes a number of obligations on the state.
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