Quote of the week

Regard must be had to the higher standard of conduct expected from public officials, and the number of falsehoods that have been put forward by the Public Protector in the course of the litigation.  This conduct included the numerous “misstatements”, like misrepresenting, under oath, her reliance on evidence of economic experts in drawing up the report, failing to provide a complete record, ordered and indexed, so that the contents thereof could be determined, failing to disclose material meetings and then obfuscating the reasons for them and the reasons why they had not been previously disclosed, and generally failing to provide the court with a frank and candid account of her conduct in preparing the report. The punitive aspect of the costs order therefore stands.

KHAMPEPE J and THERON J
Public Protector v South African Reserve Bank (CCT107/18) [2019] ZACC 29 (22 July 2019)
27 February 2013

14 Women shortlisted by JSC for judcial positions

SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL POSITIONS

On 21 November 2012, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published advertisements in the media calling for nominations of interested persons to fill 11 vacancies in the various superior courts.  On 23 February 2013, the JSC met and compiled a short list of candidates to be interviewed at its sitting to be held in Cape Town on 08-12 April 2013 as follows:

  1. Supreme Court of Appeal (Two vacancies)

Judge C M Plasket

Judge H K Saldulker

Judge N P Willis

 

  1. Eastern Cape High Court (Bhisho)(one vacancy)

Ms X B Bacela

Adv C T S Cossie

Adv E Crouse

Mr P P Majeke

Ms B Ndzondo

 

  1. Competition Appeal Court (Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge President D M Davis

 

  1. Competition Appeal Court (One vacancy))

The JSC decided to defer this vacancy to its October 2013 Sitting.

 

  1. Electoral Court (One vacancy)

Ms S Chesiwe

Adv M J Maluleke

 

  1. North and South Gauteng High Court (Deputy Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge A P Ledwaba

Judge L M Molopa-Sethosa

Judge C Pretorius

 

  1. North and South Gauteng High Court (Four vacancies)

Adv A J Bam SC

Ms W Hughes

Ms N V Khumalo

Mr B A Mashile

Ms D S Molefe

Ms S S Mphahlele

Mr V R S N Nkosi

Ms L Windell

Adv G C Wright SC

 

In total, the JSC has shortlisted 23 candidates of which 14 are women.  The shortlisted candidates will be notified of the date, time and venue of the interviews in due course.

 

Issued by the Judicial Service Commission

Enq: Adv D Ntsebeza SC 0824672490 and Mr C P Fourie 0828811737

26 February 2013

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