The lockdown is unconstitutional – De Beer and Others v Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

By |2020-06-03T14:11:47+01:00June 3rd, 2020|Articles, Litigation, Regulatory Law|

The lockdown is unconstitutional! The North Gauteng High Court’s decision in De Beer and Others v Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (21542/2020). this means that for the next 14 business days, South Africans will continue to live under the regulations of Alert Level 3. Before the expiry of those 14 days, the Minister must republish regulations which give due consideration to the rights guaranteed in the Bill of Rights.