BDP rejects Mogalakwe's taxation review

Going down: Mogalakwe leaving court PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Going down: Mogalakwe leaving court PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has rejected former councillor,Mogalakwe Mogalakwe’s application citing that it was fatally defective in terms of the taxation rules.

The BDP said the review application was defective because it sought to challenge the decision of taxing master while there was statutory notice to her representative.

“The application is fatally defective because it seeks to challenge the decision of the taxing master but her statutory representative being the Attorney General has not been cited. Order 58 in no way detracts from the provisions proceedings Act in this regard,” a BDP attorney has said.

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