Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Fifth Amendment Act

1st January 1994

To amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993, so as to further regulate the pension and pension benefits of the President; to make further provision in relation to the oath of office or solemn affirmation by an Acting President; to make provision for the appointment of acting judges of the Constitutional Court; to extend the periods within which the first Public Protector and the first members of the Human Rights Commission are to be appointed; to facilitate the rationalisation of the various police forces into a single police service; to make provision for the appointment of the National and Provincial Commissioners of the South African Police Service and the Board of Commissioners prior to the commencement of the rationalisation process; and to rectify certain textual inconsistencies; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.