Defining Relevant Organs of State In Section 184 (3) of the Constitution.

Section 184(3) of the Constitution provides as follows: "Each year, the Human Rights Commission must require relevant organs of state to provide the Commission with information on the measures that they have taken towards the realization of the rights in the Bill of Rights concerning housing, health care, food, water, social security, education and the environment. " This paper unpacks the various approaches used to define "relevant organs of state' and after which postulates its own preferred meaning of the phrase.