PUBLIC PROTECTOR’S REMEDIAL ACTION HAS LEGAL EFFECT

SABC v DA (393/2015) [2015] ZASCA 156 (8 October 2015)

Remedial action by Public Protector – has legal effect – absent review – cannot be ignored by State and public institutions – discussion of constitutional and legislative scheme regulating powers of Public Protector – order suspending Chief Operating Officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation – held not to offend against separation of powers doctrine – reiteration of caveat against piecemeal litigation.

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