DearSA gears up for legal tussle with Dlamini-Zuma over compensation scheme

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
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Public participation group DearSA is threatening to haul the government to court if it does not extend the public participation process for the vaccine injury no-fault compensation scheme. 

The group sent Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma a lawyer's letter urging her to allow the public more time to comment.

Its managing director, Rob Hutchinson, said: "It is extremely important that South Africans have a say on the vaccine injury no-fault compensation scheme, however, four days to do so is totally unacceptable and a gross violation of the right to a just administrative action."

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