The constitutionality of the Electoral Amendment Act will take centre stage at the Constitutional Court on Tuesday. This as the apex court will hear applications from the Independent Candidates Association of South Africa and the One SA Movement on an urgent basis. The Electoral Act was amended to allow for independent candidates[…]
The Constitutional Court is expected to hand down judgment on Wednesday on the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act and the AARTO Amendment Act. The Organisation Against Tax Abuse (Outa) has challenged the introduction of a new strict demerit system for traffic infringements. This follows last year’s high court[…]
The South African Revenue Service (Sars) says it is applying its mind to the implications of the Constitutional Court judgment in the case involving a request to access certain tax records of former president Jacob Zuma. The request was made in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has only a day left to meet the February 28 deadline that the Constitutional Court has imposed on him to sign the Electoral Amendment Bill. The Bill provides for independent candidates to also contest elections at both provincial and national levels. The court earlier found that the Electoral[…]
The Constitutional Court on Friday dismissed an application by Chris Hani’s widow Limpho Hani and the South African Communist Party to rescind the order the court made last month ordering that Hani’s murderer Janusz Walus be placed on parole. After the apex court judgment, Limpho Hani and the SACP applied[…]
The Constitutional Court is set to rule on the constitutionality of the Executive Ethics Code insofar as it doesn’t require MECs, Deputy Ministers and Cabinet members, to disclose political party donations for their benefit. At the centre of this rule, would be whether or not those who are campaigning for[…]
Locals Interviews for two vacancies in the Constitutional Court begin on Monday and are scheduled for the rest of the week. This is the second batch of interviews after the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac) criticised the initial process. After threatening legal action, it reached[…]
The Constitutional Court on Friday dismissed the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC) application to have the 27 October 2021 local government elections postponed to next year. In a brief outline of the apex court’s majority decision, the order states that the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s proclamation[…]
Former President Jacob Zuma has asked the Constitutional Court to “reconsider” its 15-month sentence against him, citing health concerns among other reasons. Zuma has filed the papers to the apex court on Friday ahead of Sunday’s deadline to hand himself over to a police station in Nkandla or Johannesburg where[…]
The South African Police Service says the police vehicle that was seemingly turned away from the gate of former president Jacob Zuma’s home, was on a routine patrol. Members of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) guarding the gate were seen speaking to an officer after which the[…]
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