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South Africa: Concourt Warns Against Unfounded Personal Cost Orders Against Public Protector

December 16, 2020
The Constitutional Court has considered four personal cost orders against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and upheld only one. On Tuesday, the court warned that awarding such orders without merit would weaken Mkhwebane’s office and damage democracy. In the ruling, the court also dismissed her appeal to subpoena tax records. The Constitutional Court has warned the