Listed Phumelela Gaming and Leisure’s legal advisers have recommended that the company should apply to the high court to set aside the public protector’s May 2019 report into allegations of maladministration and improper conduct in connection with the corporatisation of the SA thoroughbred horseracing industry.

Phumelela said in a statement that it believes public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane acted in a manner that is unconstitutional, contrary to the principle of legality and outside of her powers, took irrelevant considerations into account and ignored relevant considerations...

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