Amendments to the Constitution

Signed on 10 December 1996

Date of Promulgation: 18 December, 1996

Date of Commencement: 4 February, 1997 (unless otherwise indicated - see also s. 243[5])

Latest amednment: Constitution Seventeenth Amendment Act of 2012

Learn More


We, the people of South Africa,
Recognise the injustices of our past;

Honour those who suffered for justice and freedom in our land;

Respect those who have worked to build and develop our country; and

Believe that South Africa belongs to all who live in it, united in our diversity.

Learn More