Constitutional Law

A constitution is a body of rules governing the affairs of an organized group. A parliament, a church congregation, a social club, or a trade union may operate under the terms of a formal written document labeled a constitution. Constitutional law is the rules, doctrines, and practices that govern the operation of political communities or states. It defines the structure of government and seeks to protect certain fundamental rights of the individual. South African Constitutional law is governed by the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996