|Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Fifth Amendment Act, 1994||Act No. 29, 1994|
General explanatory note:
|[ ]||Words in bold type in square brackets indicate omissions from existing enactments.|
|Words underlined with a solid line indicate insertions in existing enactments.|
To amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993, so as to further regulate the pension and pension benefits of the President; to make further provision in relation to the oath of office or solemn affirmation by an Acting President; to make provision for the appointment of acting judges of the Constitutional Court; to extend the periods within which the first Public Protector and the first members of the Human Rights Commission are to be appointed; to facilitate the rationalisation of the various police forces into a single police service; to make provision for the appointment of the National and Provincial Commissioners of the South African Police Service and the Board of Commissioners prior to the commencement of the rationalisation process; and to rectify certain textual inconsistencies; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
(English text signed by the State President.)
(Assented to 17 November 1994.)
Be it enacted by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:—
Substitution of section 79 of Act 200 of 1993
1. The following section is hereby substituted for section 79 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993 (hereafter referred to as the Constitution):
“Remuneration and pension of President
79. There shall be paid to the President out of and as a charge on the National Revenue Fund and apart from any privilege which he or she may enjoy, such remuneration and allowances, and upon his or her retirement, or to his or her widow or widower or dependent or nominee (including his or her estate) as he or she may elect, on his or her death, such pension and pension benefits, as may be determined from time to time by resolution of Parliament.”.
Amendment of section 86 of Act 200 of 1993
2. Section 86 of the Constitution is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (3) of the following subsection: