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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : 1991 Declaration of Intent
Record 192

Country :

South Africa

Agreement Title/Name:
1991 Declaration of Intent
Year :
Date Signed :

21 December 1991

Summary :

Agreed set of values for interim constitution (rhetorical commitments); and provides for CODESA to establish mechanism to draft texts of leg required to implement CODESA agreements

Parties :
SAG, CODESA (Democratic Party, Dikwankwetla Party, Inkatha Freedom Party, ANC, Bophuthatswana Govt, Inyandza National Movement, Intando Yesizwe Party, Labour Party of SA, Natal/Tvl Indian Congress, National Party, National People's Party, Solidarity, SA Communist Party, Transkei Govt, United People's Front, Venda Govt, Ximoko Progressive Party)
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
commits to multi-party democracy with a pr electoral system
Women :
commits to establishing non-sexist state
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
commitment to 'work to heal the divisions of the past'
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
commits to independent non-racial and impartial judiciary
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
commits to entrenched and justiciable Bill of Rights; that all shall enjoy universally accepted human rights, freedoms and civil liberties
Judicial Reform :
commits to independent non-racial and impartial judiciary
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
commit to 'promoting free political participation, discussion and debate'
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
Agreed that the present and future participants be entitled to put forward any proposal consistent with democracy; CODESA to establish mechanism to agree leg with SAG to implement agreements
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Source :
ANC website

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