Constitution Amendment Act, 1992

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Act

To amend the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1983, so as to make further provision in relation to the making of the oath of office by an Acting State President; and to delete the requirement that a person who is appointed as a Minister or Deputy Minister should be or become a member of a House of Parliament; and to provide for matters in connection therewith.



(Afrikaans text signed by the State President.)
(Assented to 27 October 1992.)


Be it enacted by the State President and the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:―


Amendment of section 11 of Act 110 of 1983

1. Section 11 of the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1983 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is hereby amended by the addition of the following subsection:

(3) The oath of office referred to in subsection (1) made by any person when assuming the office of Acting State President shall be deemed to be such oath made also in respect of every subsequent assumption, during the tenure of office of a specific State President, of that office by that person.”.


Amendment of section 24 of Act 110 of 1983, as amended by section 3 of Act 105 of 1984

2. Section 24 of the principal Act is hereby amended by the deletion of paragraph (a) of subsection (3).


Amendment of section 27 of Act 110 of 1983

3. Section 27 of the principal Act is hereby amended by the deletion of paragraph (a) of subsection (2).


Short title

4. This Act shall be called the Constitution Amendment Act, 1992.

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