Mkhwebane stands by Gordhan report, court hears

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- fin24.com | 4 weeks ago

The High Court in Pretoria has reserved judgement in an urgent application by Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan seeking to suspend Busisiwe Mkhwebane's binding remedial orders and interdict her office from enforcing them.

After a day of hearing arguments from both parties, including the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), who had joined the case out of public interest in opposition of the application, Judge Sulet Potterrill reserved judgment on the matter. She is expected to come back with a ruling next week.

Subscribed to Fin24's newsletter hereIn a report released on July 5, Mkhwebane found that Gordhan had violated the Constitution and the Executives Ethics Code, in a report that related, among other things, to the establishment of the SA Revenue Service 'rogue unit' in 2007.

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