n South African Law Journal - Squeezing out provinces' legislative competence in and : notes

Volume 129, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0258-2503
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2177



In 2011 (6) SA 396 (CC) () the Constitutional Court ruled, nine to two, that a provincial law regulating the provincial legislature's financial affairs and practices was unconstitutional for being beyond the provincial legislature's competence. Five other provinces had passed similar laws but these were not before the court. In the follow-up case of 2012 (4) SA 58 (CC) () these laws were also invalidated.

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