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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)
21 August 2012

Candidates shortlisted for JSC interviews

SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL POSITIONS

 On 01 June 2012, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published advertisements calling for nominations of interested persons to fill 14 vacancies in the various superior courts.  The closing date for the nominations was set for 27 July 2012.

Following the closing date, the JSC met on 18 August 2012 and compiled a short list of candidates to be interviewed at its sitting to be held in Cape Town on 15-19 October 2012 as follows:

 1.    Eastern Cape High Court (Port Elizabeth and Mthatha) (Two vacancies)

Mr D Hinxa

Ms S Jacobs

Adv M J Lowe SC

Mr P P Majeke

Ms B Majiki

Adv I T Stretch SC

 

2.    Electoral Court (Two vacancies)

Judge M M Mabesele

Judge W L Wepener

 

3.    KwaZulu-Natal High Court (Deputy Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge A N Jappie

Judge M I Madondo

 

4.    Labour Courts (Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge B Waglay

 

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

The JSC decided to defer this vacancy to its April 2013 sitting.

 

6.    North and South Gauteng High Court (Three vacancies)

Ms T D Brenner

Adv D S Fourie SC

 

7.    Western Cape High Court (Four vacancies)

Ms J I Cloete

Mr M J Dolamo

Adv J J Gauntlett SC

Mr S J Koen

Ms B P Mantame

Adv O L Rogers SC

Ms N Saba

Adv A Schippers SC

 

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

06 March 2012

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