Process to remove Public Protector must be fair, DA and ANC agree

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- news24.com | 2 months ago

The ANC and DA are singing from the same hymn sheet that the process to remove a head of a Chapter 9 institution, such as the Public Protector, needs to be fair.

Parliament's rules committee wants to establish an independent advisory panel to evaluate evidence to take the "partisan sting" out of the process to remove a head of a Chapter Nine institution. The committee met on Tuesday to start its work on drafting rules for such a process and agreed to refer it to a subcommittee.

READ | Parliament to come up with rules for the removal of Public ProtectorTwo weeks ago, the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services unanimously agreed to ask the rules committee to draft rules for the removal of the head of a Chapter 9 institution, before it considers removal proceedings against Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

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