- Jul 5, 2009
Mostly wishful thinking from a legal point of view IMO:
Lockdown judgment: Liberty Fighters Network claims victory, says NDZ leave to appeal 'academic' | News24
The Gauteng High Court has only allowed Cogta Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to appeal the blanket declaration of invalidity it made when it set aside lockdown regulations.
LFN said that surprisingly, Davis also excluded Regulation 48(2) from the appeal, which states that the violation of certain regulations were offences for which people faced fines.
"Yes, we believe that although the sale of tobacco is still technically prohibited in terms of Regulation 45, the court has brilliantly now also ordered that the sale of tobacco does not carry criminal prosecution...The police and other law enforcers may legally not enforce the unlawful sale of tobacco anymore," the group said.