Tom Moyane has delivered the first blow to the presidency in his disciplinary inquiry‚ forcing proceedings to be postponed pending the outcome of a Constitutional Court application on the legality of the hearing. The suspended SA Revenue Services (Sars) commissioner came out triumphant on Thursday when advocate Azhar Bham — who chairs the inquiry — found in favour of arguments to postpone or permanently stay the disciplinary proceedings pending the outcome of the Constitutional Court matter. In September‚ Moyane’s lawyer‚ Eric Mabuza‚ filed an application to the court objecting to the disciplinary hearing and retired judge Robert Nugent's commission of inquiry into Sars being conducted at the same time. In written representations to Bham on Thursday‚ Moyane’s legal counsel‚ headed by advocate Dali Mpofu‚ asked that the possible effect of the outcome of the court application on the evidence before the disciplinary inquiry be considered. Bham was also asked to consider the need to avo...

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