Former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela says she'd be surprised if the court ruling on lockdown regulations survives the scrutiny of a higher court. The high court in Pretoria has declared levels 3 and 4 unconstitutional and invalid. But Madonsela feels the ruling lacked clarity, accuracy and persuasive reasoning. Courtesy #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she would be surprised if the court ruling on lockdown regulations survives the scrutiny of a higher court.
The High Court in Pretoria has declared Levels 3 and 4 unconstitutional and invalid.
Madonsela says although it is a great judgment, it lacked clarity, accuracy and persuasive reasoning.
"The greatest problem with the judgment is that it uses examples of what the judge considers to be irrational but then impairs everything, except for a few.
"It would have been best if the judgement had only specified which regulations are irrational and why," she said.
Government has noted the decision and has 14 days to respond.
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