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dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-08T17:02:18Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-08T17:02:18Z
dc.date.created 2004-03-12 en
dc.identifier.citation [2004] ZACC 12
dc.identifier.citation 2004 (4) SA 125 (CC)
dc.identifier.citation 2004 (7) BCLR 775 (CC)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12144/2206
dc.title Lawyers for Human Rights and Another v Minister of Home Affairs and Another en
dc.title.alternative CCT18/03 en
dc.identifier.casenumber CCT18/03 en
dc.date.hearing 19 August 2003
dc.contributor.judge Yacoob J Majority judgment
dc.contributor.judge Madala J dissenting judgment
dc.date.judgment 9 March 2004
dc.link.judgment http://collections.concourt.org.za/bitstream/handle/20.500.12144/2206/Full%20judgment%20%28309%20Kb%29-1335.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
dc.concourt.synopsis Challenge brought in the public interest against sections 34(8) and 34(2) of the Immigration Act 13 of 2002, which allow illegal foreigners to be detained prior to deportation, without any upper time limit applying. Yacoob J (for the majority) granted standing in the public interest because of importance of right curtailed and vulnerability of the group. He held that the scheme was a justifiable limitation on the s 12 right, except insofar as a court order was not required for detention of more than 30 days. Dissenting judgment by Madala J.
dc.concourt.casehistory Applicant seeks confirmation of a High Court order in Lawyers for Human Rights and Another v Minister of Home Affairs and Another 2003 (8) BCLR 891 (T); High Court order declared certain provisions of Immigration Act 13 of 2002 unconstitutional.


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