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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Interdict alleging bad faith requires factual basis

A university lecturer who had resigned sought to interdict a formal disciplinary hearing arising from alleged hate speech, but failed to prove that his contractual rights were breached.  The high declined an  interdict and...

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