n South African Journal on Human Rights - 2007 (4) SA 97 (CC) : notes and comments

Volume 23, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0258-7203



Following in the footsteps of several cases in which the constitutionality of existing provisions in our legislation have been successfully challenged on the grounds of constituting unfair discrimination against same-sex life partners, on 23 November 2006 the Constitutional Court found s 1(1) of the Intestate Succession Act 81 of 1987 unconstitutional in that it unfairly discriminated against same-sex life partners.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error