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dc.identifier.citation 2006 (5) BCLR 622 (CC)
dc.title Matatiele Municipality and Others v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others en
dc.title.alternative CCT73/05 en
dc.identifier.casenumber CCT73/05 en
dc.contributor.judge Ngcobo J Majority judgment
dc.contributor.judge O'Regan J separate judgment; Sachs J separate judgment
dc.contributor.judge Skweyiya and Yacoob JJ separate judgment 27 February 2006
dc.concourt.synopsis Urgent application for direct access challenging the constitutional validity of the Constitution Twelfth Amendment, 2005 and the Cross-Boundary Municipalities Laws and Related Matters Act, 23 of 2005; which, according to the applicants unlawfully demarcated Matatiele from KZN to the EC. Ngcobo J, writing for the majority, ordered that the EC and KZN legislature be joined and appear before Court to give evidence with regard to public participation in the procedure of enacting the Twelfth Amendment. Sections 74(8) and 118(1)(a) were to be specifically addressed at a hearing on 30 March 2006. The judgment does not pronounce finally on the constitutionality of the Twelfth Amendment and the Repeal Act.

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