The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) will directly approach the Constitutional Court to postpone the local government elections, saying it will give the top court an opportunity to “contribute to the evolving jurisprudence” of the country’s constitution.

The IEC launched the application following the release of the Moseneke inquiry, headed by retired deputy chief justice, Dikgang Moseneke which recommended that the elections be deferred to a later date due to the health risks posed by the Covid-19 pandemic...

This article is free to read if you sign up or sign in.

If you have already registered or subscribed, please sign in to continue.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.