The Labour Court turned down Sacoswu’s application for leave to appeal against the reported judgment Popcru v Ledwaba NO [2013] 11 BLLR 1137 (LC) and (2014) 35 ILJ 1037 (LC) because of the inordinate delay in ensuring that the application for leave to appeal was actually heard.  The necessary steps for applying for leave to appeal were discussed and in the process the principle of a diligent litigation was reaffirmed.

Popcru v Ledwaba NO (Correctional Services) (JR636/2012) [2015] ZALCJHB 354 (14 October 2015) per Snyman AJ.