oa Advocate - Response by Milton Seligson SC, Chairman of the General Council of the Bar of South Africa

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8743



There is now widespread acceptance in our legal community for constitutional reform which includes a justifiable Bill of Rights, enforced by an independent judiciary with the power of judicial review over legislative and administrative acts. In any such dispensation the issue of how appointments are to be made to a Bench which will wield enormous influence in shaping the future South Africa, becomes one of the utmost importance. It behaves us all in the legal profession to focus attention on this question.

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