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Concourt sets aside application seeking right to bury foetus

In a unanimous judgment on Wednesday, the Constitutional Court (Court) set aside a North Gauteng High Court ruling granting parents the right to choose to bury or cremate a fetus. Last April, the high court ruled in favor of the applicants, declaring that some provisions of the Department of Home Affairs (BDRA) Births and Deaths Registration Act were unconstitutional. The NPC Voice of the Unborn Baby and the Catholic Archdiocese of Durban brought the application before the Supreme Court – against home affairs and the health minister. They sought to confirm the order of the High Court, so that …

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