11 December 2019

The Legal Practice Council welcomes the judgement on Section 26(1)(a) by the Constitutional Court
The Legal Practice Council welcomes today’s judgement by the Constitutional Court on Section 26(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014.

The Council notes that the Constitutional Court did not confirm the High Court order declaring section 26(1)(a) of the Act constitutionally invalid. The Judgement, however, directed that the words “any university” in section 26(1)(a) are thus capable of and should be given a meaning that is in conformity with the provisions of section 29(3) of the Constitution.

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