AG hails judiciary�s speed in Parly case


The Attorney General has hailed the judiciary for its readiness in handling the landmark constitutional case regarding the election of the vice-president, the speaker of the national assembly, and the deputy, subsequent to last years’ polls.

Speaking at the opening of the legal year on Tuesday, Dr Athalia Molokomme said the speed the case was dispersed bore testimony to the judiciary’s readiness, willingness and ability to rule quickly and decisively whenever there were differing interpretations between stakeholders on the law, especially the Constitution. 

“I must further thank you (Chief Justice) and the Judge President of the Court of Appeal for having put everything in place to deal expeditiously with the litigation that followed the general election, which resolved the impasse in the legal position regarding the election of the Vice President, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker, and enabled Parliament to sit after a short delay,” she said.

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