Category: 2016

Avoid chilling litigation in nascent democracy

A judge, who has been on special leave on full pay since 15 January 2007, applied to the high court for an order to have ss 8-10, 14-23 and 25-33 of the JSC Act declared inconsistent with ss 177 and 178 of the Constitution....

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Access to interview results for municipal manager

On the application of a person applying for the position of municipal manager, the high court ordered the prospective employer to pay the costs of the application and to provide the applicant with: reasons for not appointing him...

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Prohibited from holding office and special cost orders

A full bench of the high court granted important orders, set out below, in very complex matters concerning the abuse of public power and unlawful appointments.  In particular it was declared that, unless and until the negative...

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