South Africa: DGLR and Another vs. Minister of Home Affairs and Others

Published: 6/Sep/2016
Source: Supreme Court of Appeal, South Africa

Court documents in a groundbreaking case in which the Supreme Court of Appeal confirmed that a stateless child born in South Africa had the right to South African citizenship.

Download files:

  1. Original High Court Order (confirmed at the Supreme Court)
  2. Appellant’s heads of argument
  3. Respondent’s heads of argument & chronology
  4. Order of the Supreme Court of Appeal

For more information about the case, see the the press release from Lawyers for Human Rights and profile of LHR’s statelessness project.

Themes: Acquisition by children, Statelessness
Regions: South Africa
Year: 2016