Mkhwebane withdraws ConCourt appeal over Pravin Gordhan ruling

Mkhwebane withdraws ConCourt appeal over Pravin Gordhan ruling

The Public Protector has decided to withdraw her application to the Constitutional Court. In the application, Busisiwe Mkhwebane had aimed to appeal the judgment passed down in the matter concerning Pravin Gordhan.

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Both Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the Office of the Public Protector have filed a joint notice withdrawing the application to appeal in the Constitutional Court. reported that Judge Sulet Potterill had granted the suspension of the implementation of remedial action against Minister Pravin Gordhan.

The judgement had been handed down with Mkhwebane's proposed action against the Public Enterprises Minister dubbed 'vague, contradictory and/or nonsensical', reports News24.

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The Citizen reports that Mkhwebane's option to bypass the Supreme Court of Appeal and head directly to the Constitutional Court was legally unusual.

The matter remains before the court, with the Public Protector's adverse findings against Gordhan due to face judicial review.

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