FACT SHEET ON RULES FOR REMOVAL OF PRESIDENT
The National Assembly is considering a motion of no confidence in the President. The Constitutional Court has been asked to force a secret ballot. In a separate case, the Constitutional Court has been asked to rule on the ‘impeachment’ of the President. Parliament Watch, a collective of organisations working towards the advancement of social justice, the realisation of human rights, and strong constitutional democracy has prepared this brief summary of what the Constitution provides about how the President is removed from office.