Update 11 April 2023
Justice Betty Molemela will be interviewed by the JSC on Monday, 17 April for the position of President of the Supreme Court of Appeal. Her interview will form part of the April 2023 JSC interviews that are scheduled to take place from 17 – 21 April at the Capital on the Park Hotel on Katherine Street, Sandton.
JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION
MEDIA STATEMENT | 14 February 2023
Invitation to submit comments on candidate nominated for the position of President of the Supreme Court of Appeal
1. The President of the Republic of South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa, has informed the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) that he is considering appointing Justice B M Molemela, Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeal, as President of the Supreme Court of Appeal and has asked the JSC for its views on her suitability for such appointment. Justice Molemela has accepted nomination by the President and has submitted the required JSC questionnaire and all the necessary documentation required by the JSC of a candidate for appointment as a Judge.
2. 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 on Justice Molemela‘s suitability or otherwise for appointment as President of the Supreme Court of Appeal and any other relevant information.
The submissions should be directed to the Secretariat of the JSC at KMoretlwe@judiciary.org.za and TPhaahlamohlaka@judiciary.org.za,
Copied to JSC@judiciary.org.za.
All submissions must reach the Secretariat by no later than 14 March 2023.
No comments recieved after the closing date will be considered.
3. Justice Molemela will be invited for a public interview scheduled to take place on 17 April 2023 in Gauteng to determine her suitability or otherwise for appointment as President of the Supreme Court of Appeal.
Details of the time and venue for the interview will be communicated to the media and the public in due course.
Issued by the Judicial Service Commission
Enquiries: Adv MS Baloyi SC ( 0836315741) or Mr M Notyesi (0723349357)