Section 103 Constitution of South Africa 1996
Section 103 of the Constitution of South Africa 1996 (as amended) is about Provinces. It is under Chapter 6 of the Constitution. Chapter 6 is titled ‘Provinces‘.
1. The Republic has the following provinces:
a. Eastern Cape
b. Free State
g. Northern Cape
h. North West
i. Western Cape.
[Sub-s. (1) substituted by s. 3 of the Constitution Eleventh Amendment Act of 2003 and substituted by s. 1 of the Constitution Twelfth Amendment Act of 2005]
2. The geographical areas of the respective provinces comprise the sum of the indicated geographical areas reflected in the various maps referred to in the Notice listed in Schedule 1A.
[Sub-s. (2) substituted by s. 1 of the Constitution Twelfth Amendment Act of 2005.]
3. a. Whenever the geographical area of a province is re-determined by an amendment to the Constitution, an Act of Parliament may provide for measures to regulate, within a reasonable time, the legal, practical and any other consequences of the re-determination.
b. An Act of Parliament envisaged in paragraph (a) may be enacted and implemented before such amendment to the Constitution takes effect, but any provincial functions, assets, rights, obligations, duties or liabilities may only be transferred in terms of that Act after that amendment to the Constitution takes effect.”.
[S. 103 substituted by s. 1 of Constitution Twelfth Amendment Act of 2005]