constitution

Parliament Removes “Conscientious Objection”

Parliament’s second House, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), today, 1 July 2020, adopted the Civil Union Amendment Bill. The effect of this Bill is to remove the “conscientious objection clause” in section 6 of the Civil Union Act. This will force State marriage officers and magistrates to solemnise same-sex marriages – potentially in violation …

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