Concourt

Yet another D-Day for Jacob Zuma in high court on Tuesday

Former president Jacob Zuma will face off against the state capture commission in the Pietermaritzburg high court on Tuesday morning, the office of the chief justice confirmed on Monday afternoon. The hearing will be streamed live on the judiciary’s YouTube channel. Zuma has applied to the court for a rescission[…]

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Spare the rod, spoil the child

The long-awaited controversial ruling of corporal punishment in the home, will be handed down in the Constitutional Court on Thursday. Corporal punishment was prohibited in detention settings 23 years ago and was banned in schools in year 2000. The ruling is a result of a 2017 judgement by the Gauteng[…]

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ConCourt to rule on Mitchells Plain residents facing eviction

The Constitutional Court is expected to rule this morning on the future of 12 Mitchell’s Plain residents who face eviction from their homes after defaulting on payments. The applicants purchased subsidised housing between 2000 and 2001 from the Cape Town Community Housing Company. Under an Instalment Sale Agreement, the applicants[…]

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ConCourt to rule on Shaun Abrahams’ appointment

The Constitutional Court is expected to deliver its judgment on whether or not the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams was lawful. In February this year, the ConCourt heard an application brought by two NGOs, Corruption Watch and Freedom under Law to confirm two declaratory orders that[…]

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IEC asks 17 more months to comply with ConCourt

1,2 million voters will be removed from the voters roll before the 2019 elections, if the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) isn’t given a grace period. The Constitutional Court has given the IEC 18 months to comply with its 2016 ruling of the Constitutional Court. The deadline to obtain all addresses[…]

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