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Deputy Chief Justice Interview

DEPUTY CHIEF JUSTICE INTERVIEW

On 7 April 2022, the Chief Justice received a letter from the President of the Republic of South Africa in which the President indicated that he is considering appointing Justice M M L Maya, President of the Supreme Court of Appeal, as Deputy Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa and seeks to consult the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) on her suitability for such appointment.

Justice Maya, has accepted this nomination. And will be invited for a public interview scheduled to take place on 20 June 2022 in Gauteng to determine her suitability or otherwise for appointment as Deputy Chief Justice.

Law bodies, members of the public, and all other institutions with an interest in the work of the JSC are invited to make written submissions, if any, on the suitability or otherwise of Justice Maya for appointment as the Deputy Chief Justice and any other information which they deem to be relevant to the selection process.

These comments should be directed to the Secretariat of the JSC at YVanniekerk@judiciary.org.za and TPhaahlamohlaka@judiciary.org.za , Cc: JSC@judiciary.org.za .

Comments must reach the Secretariat by no later than 26 May 2022.
No comments received after the closing date will be considered.

Read the full JSC’s call for comments media statement here

Learn more about Justice Mandisa Maya here

Watch her full Chief Justice interview and read the synopses here