President requests comments on Con Court judge candidates

Friday, March 1, 2013

Pretoria - President Zuma has written to the leaders of political parties represented in the National Assembly to consult them on the filling of the vacancy in the Constitutional Court.

This is in terms of section 174(4) of the Constitution.

After due process, the Judicial Service Commission has submitted four candidates for the President's consideration, namely Honourable Judge Selby Alan Masibonge Baqwa, Honourable Judge Lebotsang Orphan Bosielo, Advocate Mbuyiseli Russel Madlanga, SC and Honourable Judge Brian Solomon Spilg.

According to the Presidency, the President has requested the comments and views of the parties on the candidates.

Parties have been asked to submit their comments by 11 March. –