Fourie and Another v Minister of Home Affairs and Another (Supreme Court of Appeal)

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Fourie and Another v Minister of Home Affairs and Another  (2004) 
by Justices Edwin Cameron and Ian Farlam, in the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa
This is the third in a series of four judgments in this case:
The Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa


Case no: 232/2003
Reportable
Marié Adriaana Fourie First appellant
Cecelia Johanna Bonthuys Second appellant
and
Minister of Home Affairs First Respondent
Director-General of Home Affairs Second Respondent
and
Lesbian and Gay Equality Project Amicus Curiae




Before: Farlam JA, Cameron JA, Mthiyane JA, van Heerden JA and Ponnan AJA
Appeal: Monday 23 August 2004
Judgment: Tuesday 30 November 2004


Constitution — Bill of Rights — Right to equality — Sexual orientation — Right to marry — Development of common law — Definition of marriage developed to include same-sex partners — Order developing common law not to be suspended — Order in para 49




Judgment





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