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Prince v President of the Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope and ors, Appeal to constitutional court, Case CCT 36/00, ILDC 658 (ZA 2002), 25th January 2002, South Africa; Constitutional Court [CC]

Prince v President of the Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope and ors, Appeal to constitutional court, Case CCT 36/00, ILDC 658 (ZA 2002), 25th January 2002, South Africa; Constitutional Court [CC]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 February 2020

Whether by allowing an exemption to the possession and use of cannabis for religious purposes, South Africa would be abrogating its international obligations under the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol; the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971; and the Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, 1988.

Whether not allowing such an exemption violated a Rastafarian's right to religion.

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