Members of UUCSA met over 2 days for important strategic discussions affecting Muslims of South Africa. A total number of twenty four delegates representing nine organizations from the various provinces converged at the Offices of the Jamiatul Ulama South Africa (JUSA) for the two day indaba.
Mr Cyril Ramaphosa
Republic of South Africa
Re: Civil Union Amendment Bill
Section 6 of the Civil Union Act (2006) exempts marriage officers from solemnizing same sex marriages based on their conscience, religion and belief. Section 6 is consistent with the constitutionally protected rights set out in sections 15 and 18 of the Constitution.
A meeting between UUCSA and AMAL took place at the request of AMAL. The Chairman of AMAL; The objective of the meeting was to develop a collaborative working relationship with UUCSA on matters of common interest and to draw from the expertise that both AMAL & UUCSA has to offer.