1877F. JeppeTvl Bk Almanac & Dir. (1976) 37The administration of law is regulated by the so-called Grondwet or Fundamental Law proclaimed in 1858, sundry Ordinances and Regulations passed from time to time..and, further according to Roman Dutch Law.
1897E. Prov. Herald 24 Feb.The sovereignty of the Republic must be maintained as the Convention would be broken if judgement were given in conflict with the Grondwet, and war would then ensue.
1899A. Milner inC. HeadlamMilner Papers (1931) I. 350The principle embodied in the new draft Grondwet that any Resolution of the Volksraad is equivalent to a law.
1904H.A. BrydenHist. of S. Afr. 110The village of Pretoria was laid out, and in 1858 a Grondwet or Fundamental Law was agreed upon by the Volksraad assembled at Rustenberg.
1926M. NathanS. Afr. from Within 88Tested by the Grondwet or Constitution of the Country, a mere resolution of the Volksraad had no legal force, and could not repeal or override another law which had been duly passed.
1949E. HellmannHandbk on Race Rel. 278The Grondwet of the South African Republic (1858) made it clear that no equality between black and white would be tolerated.
1955W. IllsleyWagon on Fire 124By this process of reasoning he could heartily subscribe to the Grondwet of the Republic when it declared that ‘there shall be no equality in Church or State between black and white in this land’.
1976A.R. WillcoxSn Land 200Before resuming the Trek the combined parties hammered out a grondwet (constitution) for their proposed republic.
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