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Eastern Cape govt considering appealing judgement on Makana municipality

Jan 15, 2020
Eastern Cape govt considering appealing judgement on Makana municipality

Bhisho - The Eastern Cape Government on Wednesday said that it is considering appealing the High Court judgement that ordered the dissolution of the Makana municipal Council. 

"The Judgement made by the Grahamstown division of the High Court of South Africa about dissolution of the Makana Municipal council has far reaching implications and the Eastern Cape provincial government is considering appealing the Judgement," Mvusiwekhaya Sicwetsha, Spokesperson for Eastern Cape Premier, Oscar Mabuyane.

"Therefore the application/effect of the Judgement of the Grahams Town division of the High Court of South Africa will be suspended until such time as a final decision is taken in this regard." 

Details of the Eastern Cape Government's Appeal of this Judgement of the Grahamstown division of the High Court of South Africa will be communicated by the provincial government when the application for the leave to appeal is filed with the court.

"The provincial government remains committed to ensure that Makana Municipality functions effectively and with efficiency in providing municipal services to the people of Makanda as per their constitution."

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