JSC to unveil Hlophe findings

2009-08-27 15:28

kalahari.com

Johannesburg - All eyes will be on the Judicial Service Commission on Friday when it makes known its initial findings on the complaints relating to Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe.

Spokesperson Marumo Moerane said the JSC would probably release its finding on whether to go ahead with a full investigation into the complaints, by a press statement.

It would inform Hlophe first on what was decided after the preliminary hearing into the complaints earlier in August.

"He will definitely know before you," said Moerane.

Investigation

The investigation into a complaint by judges of the Constitutional Court that Hlophe made what they felt was an inappropriate approach while they were deliberating a judgment of Jacob Zuma before he became president, started anew after a court declared the previous process void.

Hlophe has lodged a counter-complaint that the judges of the highest court of the land violated his dignity by going public with their complaint before he had had a chance to address the issue. The preliminary investigation was conducted by a three-person panel of leading legal figures.

It consisted of a public hearing where Hlophe and Constitutional Court Judges Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta, Chief Justice Pius Langa and Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke told their sides of the story.

Hlophe's supporters had hoped he would succeed Langa as chief justice but since Judge Sandile Ngcobo's nomination for the post, they have set their sights on one of the other vacancies on the Constitutional Court's bench.

- SAPA
Read more on:    john hlophe  |  chris jafta  |  dikgang moseneke  |  pius langa  |  sandile ngcobo  |  judiciary
NEXT ON NEWS24X
SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 

Inside News24

 
/News

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Microsoft Systems Engineer

Western Cape
PARACON

Branch Manager Paarl

Cape Town
Service Solutions Staffing

Sales Consultant & Application Specialist

Cape Town
bio-Merieux, A well-established global scientific equipment and reagent company requires a SALES CON
R23 000 - R28 000 Per Month

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Save up to 30% off top fragrances

Get mind blowing savings on selected fragrances. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 40% off fashion accessories

Save up to 40% on selected handbags, purses, watches, jewellery and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Save up to R2000 on top electronics

Get every day mind bowing savings on top electronics. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Save up to 50% on Women’s month treats!

Celebrate the awesome women in your life with awesome treats like beauty products, fashion accessories, bestselling books, electronics and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 60% off - clearance sale!

Save up to 60% on appliances, books, electronics, toys, movies and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

Today is a good day to combine imagination, information and creativity together. Try not to over rationalise things and rather...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.