Gordhan files court papers against Mkhwebane's report

The former Public Enterprises minister, today filing court papers. Those documents, slamming Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report. #Dstv403

JOHANNESBURG - Former Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan has filed court papers slamming Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report.

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The Public Protector found that Gordhan broke the rules when serving as SARS commissioner.

All of this, linked to an early retirement package for former executive, Ivan Pillay.

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Gordhan's lawyers are now asking a court to review and set aside the report.

In a statement, Gordhan's legal team stated the report should be declared,  "unconstitutional, unlawful, irrational and invalid, the Public Protector’s Report No 24 of 2019/20, including the findings and her proposed remedial action."

They asked that the court declare the Public Protector failed to comply with her duties and grant a personal cost order against Mkhwebane.

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