The Interim Constitution set out provisions related to citizenship and state symbols, fundamental rights, the functioning of the Government, including Parliament, and the adoption of the new Constitution, the Executive, Judicial authority and administration of justice, Provincial and local government and traditional authorities. The Interim Constitution also provided for the institutions of the Public Protector, Human Rights Commission, Commission on Gender Equality and Restitution of Land Rights. It set out provisions on financial affairs, public service and police and defence. It provided for the electoral system and the legislative competencies of provinces. It also set out the constitutional principles that would guide the formulation of the Final Constitution.