The Minister of Health seems to have ignored advice from his own advisers when he promulgated the surveillance regulations under the National Health Act on 4 May. These and other serious shortcomings are evident from the records of decision of the Minister and his department, which Sakeliga obtained in terms of the court rules in […]
Sakeliga yesterday served a court application on the Minister of Health, Joe Phaahla, President Cyril Ramaphosa and others. Sakeliga is asking the court to declare unlawful and unconstitutional and to set aside the health regulations that Minister Phaahla promulgated during the night hours of 4 May 2022. Sakeliga’s application differs from existing litigation and puts […]
Sakeliga has notified President Cyril Ramaphosa and Health Minister Joe Phaahla that Sakeliga will litigate to have the health regulations published last week set aside, unless they withdraw the regulations by 18 May at 12:00. In a letter by Sakeliga’s attorneys sent today, the President and Minister Phaahla is requested to engage with Sakeliga or […]
Sakeliga submitted comments on new regulations proposed by the Department of Health. Sakeliga regards the proposed regulations as detrimental to public health, unsound in law, and economically and socially harmful. We have instructed our legal team to prepare for litigation.