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.
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) cordially invites the media, both electronic and press to attend the interviews of the five shortlisted candidates for the vacant judicial position in the Constitutional Court which arose as a result of the retirement of Justice Zak Yacoob. Following the interviews, the JSC will have a media briefing to announce the names of the recommended names on the same day.
The five shortlisted candidates are:
The interviews will take place as follows:
Venue: Premier Hotel O R Tambo, Kempton Park
Date: 22 February 2013
Issued by the JSC
For more Information, please contact Adv Ntsebeza SC on 082 467 2490 or Mr CP Fourie on 082 881 1737
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