The Supreme Courtroom of Attraction (SCA) in Bloemfontein is on Monday anticipated handy down judgment in former President Jacob Zuma’s medical parole appeal.
Zuma and the Correctional Companies Division challenged the High Court order which declared his launch on medical parole irrational, illegal and unconstitutional.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) had earlier submitted in the SCA that the previous Correctional Companies Commissioner, Arthur Fraser, erred in believing that he was entitled to launch Zuma on medical parole.
The social gathering insists that Zuma is neither terminally in poor health nor bodily incapacitated to serve time behind bars. He was handed a 15-month jail sentence by the Constitutional Courtroom in June final 12 months after he defied its order to seem earlier than the State Seize Fee.
In June final 12 months, the Constitutional Courtroom handed Zuma a 15-month jail sentence after he defied its order to proceed showing earlier than the Fee of Inquiry into State Seize.
Authorized analyst, Mpumelelo Zikalala, unpacks Zuma’s medical parole attraction:
Parole attraction was authorized
Zuma’s legal professionals have since insisted that Fraser acted throughout the authorized bounds when he launched him on medical parole.
In papers earlier than the SCA, the authorized staff argues that Zuma had been examined by three medical practitioners who had confirmed his sickness.
The staff, led by Advocate Dali Mpofu, additional contends that the DA, the Helen Suzman Basis and AfriForum mounted a authorized problem although they didn’t have detailed medical information of the previous president to determine his situation.
Dialogue on former President Jacob Zuma’s medical parole being discovered illegal with Modidima Mannya:
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