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24 November 2016 10:03 AM Suspend Shaun Abrahams immediately, court urged

Pretoria - The airplane is not being flown by competent pilots and can crash at any time. This is according to Advocate David Unterhalter SCA who on Thursday morning argued that the court urgently had to intervene and suspend NPA head Shaun Abrahams and his two colleagues, Torie Pretorius and Sibongile Mzinyathi. Unterhalter, acting on behalf of the Helen 12

04 November 2016 1:13 PM Health Professions Council appeals against right to die ruling

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) wants the Supreme Court of Appeal to overturn a high court ruling allowing a doctor to help a terminally ill man to die. HPCSA advocate Henry van Bergen said that High Court Judge Hans Fabricius’s ruling had no legal value because Cape Town advocate Robin Stransham-Ford died hours before ruling 47

04 November 2016 1:00 PM NPA’s Oscar appeal bid referred for argument

Judge Masipa found that there were substantial and compelling reasons to deviate from the prescribed minimum sentence. The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has referred the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) bid to appeal against former olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius’ six-year sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for oral argument 12

04 November 2016 10:54 AM State's appeal against Oscar Pistorius sentence to be heard in open court

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Friday told state prosecutors and the defence to argue their case over the six-year sentence for murder handed to Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius in open court. Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison in July after being found guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on appeal last December 37

04 November 2016 10:32 AM SCA orders State to argue Oscar Pistorius appeal

Bloemfontein – The State will have to argue in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein why it thinks convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius's six-year jail term is lenient. "The application for leave to appeal is referred for oral argument in terms of s 17(2)(d) of the Superior Courts Act 10 of 2013. The parties must be prepared, if called upon to do so, to address 18

04 November 2016 4:35 AM SCA to hear assisted suicide appeal today

The Cape High Court last year ruled that the terminally ill Robin Stransham-Ford be allowed to end his life with the assistance of a doctor. Stransham-Ford died naturally on the day of the ruling. The Department of Health is opposed to this ruling. Several parties, including the Centre for Applied Legal Studies and the World Palliative Care Association 43

24 October 2016 2:30 PM Municipality should have gone to courts to challenge minister's water surcharge decision: ConCourt

This was a majority ruling made by the Constitutional Court on Monday. Merafong municipality had approached the highest court in the land asking to be allowed to levy a surcharge on water used by mines under its jurisdiction. AngloGold Ashanti‚ which operates mines in Merafong‚ appealed to Sonjica in 2005 and she ruled that the municipality should not levy a surcharge 11

21 October 2016 5:43 AM UCT interdict against ‘Shackville five’ was too broad

Cape Town – The terms of the final interdict granted against five people involved in UCT’s “Shackville” protest were too broad, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruled on Thursday. The SCA found the Western Cape High Court correctly granted the final interdict against Alexandria Gabriella Hotz, Masixole Mlandu, Chumani Maxwele, Slovo Magida, and Zola Shokane 5

16 October 2016 12:02 PM Zuma ‘accepts’ resignation of SABC board members

SABC board members appeared before the parliamentary communications portfolio committee on October 5, where Naidoo and Mavuso dropped a bombshell by resigning, distancing themselves from controversial decisions taken by the board. MPs at the meeting resolved to ask non-executive directors to resign, failing which they would institute a parliamentary 7

13 October 2016 6:23 AM NPA considering options on Zuma corruption charges matter

Shaun Abrahams says the NPA is taking legal advice. National director of public prosecutions Shaun Abrahams on Wednesday told MPs the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) was still mulling over its next step with regard to a high court ruling that the institution’s decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma was irrational 2