Constitution Amendment Act, 1988
| Constitution Amendment Act, 1988
|Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993.
Act No. 50 of 1988. First published on 5 May 1988 in Government Gazette No. 11297, and came into force upon publication. Repealed on 27 April 1994 by the |
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To amend the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1983, so as to provide for joint business and proceedings and uniform rules of procedure of the Houses of Parliament and for matters connected therewith.
(English text signed by the State President.)
(Assented to 3 May 1988.)
Be it enacted by the State President and the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:―
Amendment of section 61 of Act 110 of 1983
1. Section 61 of the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1983 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is hereby amended by the substitution for the words preceding paragraph (a) of the following words:
“To constitute a meeting of a House for the [exercise of its powers] determination of a question, the presence shall be necessary of―”.
Amendment of section 64 of Act 110 of 1983, as amended by section 8 of Act 105 of 1984
2. Section 64 of the principal Act is hereby amended―
|(a)||by the substitution for paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of the following paragraph:
|(b)||by the insertion in subsection (1) after paragraph (b) of the following paragraph:
Amendment of section 67 of Act 119 of 1983, as amended by section 10 of Act 105 of 1984
3. Section 67 of the principal Act is hereby amended―
|(a)||by the substitution for subsection (1) of the following subsection:
“(1) This section applies to joint sittings called thereunder, but does not otherwise derogate from the power of Parliament to regulate its business and proceedings.”; and
|(b)||by the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
“(2) The State President may call [such] a joint sitting of the Houses by message to them whenever he deems it desirable, and shall call such a joint sitting if requested to do so by all three Houses.”.
4. This Act shall be called the Constitution Amendment Act, 1988.
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