POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Mkhwebane fight with Ramaphosa and Gordhan tops the bill


- businesslive.co.za | 3 months ago

The legal battle pitting under-fire public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane against public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan and President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the highlight of the week.

In July a high court granted Gordhan an interdict to suspend Mkhwebane’s remedial action against him in the SA Revenue Service (Sars) so-called “rogue unit” report, pending a full judicial review. Mkhwebane then approached the Constitutional Court arguing that the high court order was “granted erroneously and is bad in law” and that it will “create unbearable conditions for the effective functioning of the public protector”.

The matter is due to be heard on Thursday.

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