Justice Minister Refuses To Issue Certificate Of Exemption To Chamisa’s Lawyer, Says SA Fails Reciprocity Test

He’s  (minister Ziyambi) under the misconception that an exemption certificate is granted to a lawyer who’s resident in a reciprocating country. It’s the opposite! Since he says South Africa is not a reciprocating country, this is where the exemption certificate ought to be used!

The Minister is also using the wrong version of the Legal Practitioners Act. That’s why he refers to “subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section five” which was removed in 2004 by the Law Reviser because it was an error. The Justice Minister didn’t know!

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