HSF briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015

Some Notes on Sovereignty
Jul 25, 2013
Kameel Premhid

The Helen Suzman Foundation has already written about the Constitutional Court’s decision in Government of Zimbabwe v Fick. In this brief, we look at whether the concept of sovereignty should have meant any different.

The SADC Tribunal Lives On… Kind Of.
Jul 12, 2013
Kameel Premhid

The Constitutional Court’s decision in Government of Zimbabwe v Fick is a partial victory; the disbandment of the SADC Tribunal remains a travesty of justice. This Brief examines this in greater detail.

HSF Takes JSC to Court: Update
Jun 20, 2013
Kameel Premhid

This Brief gives an update on the HSF’s pending court case against the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

A Long Walk To Universal Franchise In South Africa
Jun 03, 2013
Ashleigh Fraser

Recently, there has been a debate in the media about universal franchise. This brief outlines the history of the franchise in South Africa before Union (1910) until complete universal adult franchise in 1994.

Business Licensing Bill pt. II
May 23, 2013
Eythan Morris

The proposed Business Licensing Bill, which has been lambasted by critics as draconian and impossible to implement, will be significantly redrafted to take account of public submissions, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies promised last week. This brief examines the new developments.