A judicial officer should be impartial - North West deputy judge president candidate


- news24.com | 4 months ago

A good judicial officer must be able to divorce himself from "biasness", North West High Court Judge Ronald Hendricks said on Tuesday during his Judicial Service Commission (JSC) interview.

"Yes, I was ANC member but when I was elevated to the bench, I became apolitical and not politically aligned to any party. I gave judgments against the provincial government of the North West which was and still is ANC led," Hendricks said during his interview for the North West Deputy Judge President position.

He was responding to a question from JSC member advocate Dali Mpofu about his political affiliation.

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