Legal Articles and Guides
The Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) will hear the FF Plus challenge to the constitutionality of the Disaster Management Act and the validity of the decision to declare a National State of Disaster today.
The Public Protector has stressed she does not ‘just go to court’, but defends cases concerning the mandate of her office.
As the City of Cape Town pursues a court order to help it realise a long-held ambition to procure its own renewable energy, the Minister of Mineral Resources & Energy Gwede Mantashe says he’s already opening the way for municipalities to buy power from independent power producers (IPPs).
The first of a two-day hearing on local governments’ rights to procure electricity from independent power producers began in the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday.
Business group Sakeliga has threatened legal action against the Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) unless Minister Ebrahim Patel reverses his recently announced restriction on the sale of warm or cooked foods, notes a News24 report.
As expected, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is to go directly to the Constitutional Court to argue that the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) erred in finding that President Cyril Ramaphosa did not mislead Parliament on the Bosasa #CR17 campaign donation or benefit materially from the lobby to support his election as ANC president.
The SCA has dismissed the Bo-Kaap community’s appeal against a previous finding that the City of Cape Town had followed due process in approving the land-use applications made by a developer for the construction of an 18-storey apartment block in the area.
An order by the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has put on hold the City of Tshwane’s efforts to cancel a contract to fix the Rooiwal wastewater treatment plant, which is at the heart of the Hammanskraal water crisis, notes a Mail & Guardian report.
The appointment of Ntiyiso Consulting as a transactional adviser to Wonderboom Airport by the City of Tshwane, has been suspended.
Whether a court could decide Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fate or whether that is the exclusive role of Parliament was at issue yesterday when the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) heard an application by anti-corruption pressure group Accountability Now for an order declaring the Public Protector no longer fit and proper to hold office.
The Buffalo City Metro has roped in a law firm in a bid to convince the Eastern Cape High Court (East London) not to make permanent an interim order interdicting the city and the National Treasury from allocating R50m to its 50 wards.
The Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has ruled in favour of the DA in its bid to hold on to the Tshwane municipality.
The provincial and the national geographic names councils – and Art & Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa – had so badly bungled the process leading to Mthethwa’s decision to change the name of Grahamstown to Makhanda that his decision to do so should be set aside, it was argued in the Eastern Cape High Court (Grahamstown) yesterday.
Former prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba has lost the first round of her court battle to be reinstated to her position pending the parliamentary process that will either confirm or overturn her removal, says a Business Day report.
Motorcyclists are angered over a City of Cape Town’s traffic by-law amendment they say will outlaw lane sharing with cars or riding between cars (lane-splitting).