COMMENT Weighing up rule of law
THERE is an uneasy understanding in certain circles, particularly in the government and the ruling party, about the propensity of others to seek judicial recourse for matters in which they believe the courts should have no place.
It is a delicate issue and one which
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has been unequivocal about. It is not the court – any court’s – place to replace the workings of the executive.
But equally, that should never be carte blanche for the executive to operate ultra