Category: M Madlanga

Direct access allowed: ConCourt order lacks clarity?

 Minister of Finance v Sakeliga NPC (fka Afribusiness NPC) Constitutional court allowed direct access to consider application to vary earlier order but what does ‘execution’ mean? [13] Plainly, execution of a...

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Invalid procurement regulations: Section 217 of Constitution

Minister of Finance v Afribusiness NPC Invalid procurement regulations considered by constitutional court and the majority judgment points out that the minority judgment failed to address a conundrum of a possible clash between...

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Subsidiarity principle considered: Interests of justice

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Developing common law: Paying in instalments?

MEC: Health, Gauteng Provincial Government v PN Developing common law in at least two respects considered by the constitutional court and allowed an appeal and decided that the power to develop the common law arose under...

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Privacy rights confirmed: Surveillance and interception?

AmaBhungane CIJ NPC v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Privacy rights confirmed by constitutional court and pointed out that state agencies are empowered to “gather, correlate, evaluate and analyse” intelligence and...

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Textbook evidence considered: Requirements not met

Van der Walt v State Textbook evidence considered and decided that the applicant was ambushed by the late pronouncement on the admissibility of exhibits and rejected the argument that the evidence elicited through...

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Attaching state assets: Right to equality

Moodley v Kenmont School    Attaching state assets considered and Constitutional Court declined to confirm the declaration by the High Court of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Local Division, Durban that section 58A(4) of the South...

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Constitutional invalidity confirmed: NDPP appointment set aside

Corruption Watch NPC v President RSA Constitutional invalidity confirmed and set aside Shaun Abrahams’s appointment as national director of public prosecutions (NDPP)  as it would not be “just and equitable” for him to remain in...

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Deliberations information class: Disclosure on review

Helen Suzman Foundation v Judicial Service Commission “In sum, I can think of no reason why deliberations as a class of information ought generally to be excluded from a rule 53 record. For me, the question is whether...

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State organs review: Legality principle

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Securing tenure lawfully: Right to human dignity

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