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CW and R2K celebrate arms deal victory in court today
Commissions of inquiry must conduct their investigations in accordance with the principle of legality and rationality - this was highlighted in the court victory today of Corruption Watch and Right2Know Campaign, who succeeded in their application to have the findings of the Seriti Commission into the arms deal set aside.
Commissions of inquiry must conduct their investigations in accordance with the principle of legality and rationality - this was highlighted in the court victory today of Corruption Watch and Right2Know Campaign, who succeeded in their application to have the findings of the Seriti Commission into the arms deal set aside.
Handover of arms deal report to Jacob Zuma

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Seriti commission's findings set aside
The North Gauteng High Court has ruled to set aside the findings of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry investigating alleged corruption in the acquisition of arms by the South African government in 1999. The judgment follows an application by non-profit organisations Corruption Watch and Right2Know to have the 2016 findings of the commission declared null and void and set aside for review.
The North Gauteng High Court has ruled to set aside the findings of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry investigating alleged corruption in the acquisition of arms by the South African government in 1999. The judgment follows an application by non-profit organisations Corruption Watch and Right2Know to have the 2016 findings of the commission declared null and void and set aside for review.
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Court to hand down Seriti judgment tomorrow
The North Gauteng High Court will tomorrow, 21 August, hand down judgement on the application brought forward by Corruption Watch and the Right2Know Campaign to review and set aside the findings of the Arms Deal Commission.
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Seriti commission’s findings set aside

The North Gauteng High Court has ruled to set aside the findings of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry investigating alleged corruption in the acquisition of arms by the South African government in 1999. The judgment follows an application by non-profit organisations Corruption Watch (CW) and Right2Know (R2K) to have the 2016 findings of the commission Read more >

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