Submission regarding the National House of Traditional Leaders Bill [B56 - 2008]
The Centre for Constitutional Rights welcomes the opportunity the committee has provided for public participation. The role of Traditional Leaders is a vital one in keeping alive and developing our rich customary heritage as a living law. The Centre accordingly welcomes any measures aimed at streamlining its modus operandi. The Centre is however concerned about certain provisions in the Bill. In particular, the Centre is concerned that the supremacy of the Constitution is not emphasized in the Bill. Read more...