Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Fourth Amendment Act, 1994
To amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993, so as to provide for the appointment of a person who is not a member of Parliament as a Minister in the Cabinet; and to provide for matters in connection therewith.
(English text signed by the State President.)
(Assented to 16 September 1994.)
Be it enacted by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:—
Substitution of section 66 of Act 200 of 1993
1. The following section is hereby substituted for section 66 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993 (hereinafter referred to as the Constitution):
“Rights and duties of President, Executive Deputy Presidents, Ministers and Deputy Ministers in Houses
66. The President, an Executive Deputy President, a Minister and a Deputy Minister shall be entitled to sit and to speak in any House and at a joint sitting of the Houses, but may not vote in the House of which he or she is not a member or, if he or she is not a member of any of the Houses, in any House or at a joint sitting of the Houses.”.
Amendment of section 88 of Act 200 of 1993, as amended by section 2 of Act 13 of 1994
2. Section 88 of the Constitution is hereby amended—
Amendment of section 92 of Act 200 of 1993
3. Section 92 of the Constitution is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (4) of the following subsection:
“(4) If the Minister concerned fails to comply with a requirement of the President under subsection (3), the President may—
remove the Minister from office.”.
Amendment of section 94 of Act 200 of 1993
4. Section 94 of the Constitution is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (3) for the words preceding paragraph (a) of the following words:
“(3) The provisions of section 88(4) to (6) and (7) to (10) shall apply mutatis mutandis in respect of Deputy Ministers, and in such application a reference to—”.
5. This Act shall be called the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Fourth Amendment Act, 1994.