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Western Cape Moot Court Competition Provincial Round 2015

01 October 2015

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development will be hosting the Western Cape Provincial Moot Court Competition in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education; the University of Pretoria, the Foundation for Human Rights and Law Society of South Africa on Saturday, 03 October 2015 at Cape Town Magistrates Court.

The Moot Court Competition was created, amongst other things to empower and encourage young South Africans, especially those in grade 10 and 11 from all the provinces including private and public schools to understand and relate to human rights concepts, values and principles to daily life activities at the interpersonal and intrapersonal level.

Eight schools have been selected to participate in the provincial Round. Four schools will be selected to participate in the preliminary rounds of the National Moot Court Competition to be held at Constitutional Court, Gauteng from 10 to 11 October 2015.

Members of the media are invited to the event as follows:
Date               :           03 October 2015
Time               :           09h00
Venue            :           Cape Town Magistrate Court

For media confirmations contact: Mr. Kgomotso Makinta on 073 281 9661/ KMakinta@justice.gov.za  

Issued by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development  

Enquiries: Advocate Mthunzi Mhaga
Spokesperson for the for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional services
083 641 8141 / Mediaenquiries@justice.gov.za