IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE
COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
Mr Frederik Willem de Klerk, Former State President, Republic of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize Winner On “The Rule of Law in South Africa after 1994”At the annual dinner on 26th June 2007, the members of BSALA and their guests were given an inspiring address by Mr Justice Edwin Cameron under the title “Constitutionalism, Democracy and AIDS in South Africa”. Mr FW de Klerk was born in Johannesburg on March 18, 1936. He is the son of Senator Jan de Klerk, a leading politician, who became minister in the South African government.
“Cape Town on Friday, 2 February 1990, 20 years ago today, was an extraordinary place to be. Everyone seemed to be there. The world’s press had descended on South Africa’s coastal capital in expectation of what would be the biggest news story of the year. What they were all waiting for was the release of Nelson Mandela, icon of the anti-apartheid movement for two decades”
There are many procedures by which citizens can challenge the legality of decisions made by public bodies. They include: Judicial review: court proceedings in which a judge is asked to review the lawfulness of the decision which is being challenged …