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Fundamental Rights - FUR2601

Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ILW1501 & PLS1502 (Not applicable to 02291, 99301, 99302, 99303, 99304 & BTPLC, however JUST PLS1502 is not applicable to 98218, 98220, 98681, 98683 & 90002, but only until 2021)
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 & ILW1501 or should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 & ILW1501 and follow on CSL2601
Purpose: Fundamental Rights is one of the most important legal subjects which address the issue of fundamental rights and their constitutional protection. The purpose of this module is for students to gain sufficient knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies to analyse and critically evaluate fundamental rights and to apply their knowledge to practical problems. The module imparts detailed knowledge, understanding of transformative nature of the Constitution through the manner in which the courts enforce the founding values of human dignity, equality and freedom when interpreting the Bill of Rights. The module, therefore, empowers the students to comprehend the Bill of rights litigation and to have a thorough understanding of some of the selected rights.