Serjeant at the Bar | In an ideal world, we wouldn't need commissions of inquiry

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State Capture commission chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has been left frustrated by recent delays in proceedings.
State Capture commission chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has been left frustrated by recent delays in proceedings.
Deaan Vivier, Netwerk24

Commissions of inquiry may serve a useful purpose if they are clearly defined and the chair has the forensic skill of a Judge Robert Nugent, writes Serjeant at the Bar. 

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