May 28, 2022

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Judge Mandisa Maya to be interviewed for deputy chief justice job in June

Mandisa Maya, President of the Supreme Court of Appeals, will be interviewed by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) June 28 to determine her eligibility for appointment as Deputy Chief Justice.

Maya was among the interviewed four JSC candidates for the Chief Justice position in February.

While the JSC recommended Maya as the country’s first female Chief Justice, in March President Cyril Ramaphosa chose Deputy Chief Justice Raymond instead to appoint Zondo as the next Chief Justice, effective April 1.

Ramaphosa indicated in March that he would appoint Maya as Deputy Chief Justice after taking office. span>

The JSC announced on April 7 that Zondo received a letter from Ramaphosa in which the President indicated that he was considering appointing Maya as Deputy Chief Justice.< /p>

“Justice Maya has accepted this nomination at. In addition, on May 3, she submitted the required JSC questionnaire and all required and standard documentation required for individuals seeking appointment as judges,” the JSC said in a statement.

The The commission invited legal entities, members of the public, and any other entity interested in the work of the JSC to submit written submissions on Maya’s eligibility for appointment before May 26. Comments should be sent to the JSC Secretariat at:

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