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Constitution Seventeenth Amendment Act, No. A of 2012
[NOTE:  Act 2015_005_003_20050627 provides wef 2005/06/27 that no Act number be associated with the Constitution published as Act 1996_108_000 or with amendments to that. Therefore we refer to such Act by utilizing letters not numbers, as in this case, where we index the as Act A of 2012]
Long title

To amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, so as to further define the role of the Chief Justice as the head of the judiciary; to provide for a single High Court of South Africa; to provide that the Constitutional Court is the highest court in all matters; to further regulate the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal; to provide for the appointment of an Acting Deputy Chief Justice; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 165 of Constitution
2. Amendment of section 166 of Constitution
3. Amendment of section 167 of Constitution...
4. Amendment of section 168 of Constitution...
5. Substitution of section 169 of Constitution
6. Substitution of section 170 of Constitution
7. Amendment of section 172 of Constitution
8. Substitution of section 173 of Constitution
9. Substitution of section 175 of Constitution...
10. Amendment of section 178 of Constitution...
11. Short title and commencement
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