ConCourt hears arguments in legal battle between Gordhan, Mkhwebane

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On Thursday the Constitutional Court heard arguments around the power of courts to suspend the implementation of remedial action ordered by the Public Protector.

The apex court was approached by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after a ruling against them by the High Court in Pretoria. The High Court had granted Pravin Gordhan and President Cyril Ramaphosa an interim interdict against the remedial action Mkhwebane instructed Ramaphosa to take against the Minister of Public Enterprises.

The matter relates to the establishment of the so-called "rogue unit" within the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

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