President Jacob Zuma is been forced to establish the inquiry it would not render the review app moot. However, according to Katz, President Zuma is not the only president this country will have, says Katz.
But the Democratic Alliance and President Jacob Zuma will battle it out in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on whether Zuma can legally delay establishing a commission of inquiry into state capture. Maenetje argues that Public Protector recommendation of judicial appointment protects the president from conflict.
Selection will not be in the president’s hands, but he will make the appointment. Also Public Protector’s legal team will now deal with the report and the stay application. Advocate Hamilton.
Z uma actually wants to interdict himself from appointing inquiry till review is heard by asking for a Stay.
DA seeks relief that the president complies with Public Protector, unless and until there is a court order saying otherwise. Katz states the review application will still be entertained if he establishes commission beforehand.