n Journal of South African Law / Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg - Does the misapplication of a legal rule raise a constitutional matter ? a fifty-fifty encounter with common-purpose criminal liability - case law

Volume 2019 Number 4
  • ISSN : 0257-7747


Section 167(3)(a) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that the constitutional court is the highest court of the Republic of South Africa and section 167(3)(b) provides that the constitutional court may decide (i) constitutional matters; and (ii) any other matter, if the constitutional court grants leave to appeal on the grounds that the matter raises an arguable point of law of general public importance which ought to be considered by the court. The jurisdiction of the court in respect of “any other matter” was inserted by the Constitution Seventeenth Amendment Act of 2012.

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