President Jacob Zuma appoints members to Judicial Service Commission

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 178 (1)(J) read with section 178(3) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, and after consulting with the leaders of parties represented in the National Assembly, appointed three persons as members of the Judicial Service Commission.

The following members have been appointed:

1. Advocate Thandi Norman SC

2. Advocate Thabani Masuku

3. Mr Sifiso Msomi

The Judicial Service Commission was established in terms of section 178 of the Constitution and consists of 23 members. In terms of section 178 (5) of the Constitution, the JSC is entitled to advise the national government on any matters relating to the Judiciary or the administration of justice.

President Zuma has congratulated the new members of the JSC and wishes them all of the best in the execution of their responsibilities.

Source: Government of South Africa