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.
SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL
On 22 March 2012, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) republished an advertisement calling for nominations of interested persons to fill a vacancy in the Constitutional Court. The closing date for the nominations was set for 30 April 2012.
Following the closing date, the JSC has compiled a shortlist of candidates to be interviewed for the vacant position in the Constitutional Court at its sitting to be held on 09 June 2012 as follows:
The shortlisted candidates
will be notified of the time and venue of the interviews in due course.
by the Judicial Service Commission
Enq: Adv D Ntsebeza SC
0824672490 and Mr C P Fourie 0828811737
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