Assessing the Quality of Democracy in South Africa
Chapter Three. Pillar One: The Rule of Law and Institutional Capacity
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Pillar One: The Rule of Law and Institutional Capacity
“The rule of law is a necessary but not sufficient condition for democracy. It, in turn, needs independence, honest judges, who command not only the authority of their office, but public legitimacy … who they are and where they come from is critical to the quality of the rule of law” (Calland, 2006: 216).
“Bureaucracy is not an obstacle to democracy but an inevitable complement to it”(Joseph Schumpeter).
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