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Deputy Minister Jeffery to preside over the 5th National Moot Court Competition

08 October 2015

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr John Jeffery, MP will preside over the awards ceremony for the 5th National Moot Court Competition on Sunday, 11 October 2015 at the Constitutional Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

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.

Judges for this year’s competition include some of the best minds in the legal fraternity including Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, Justice Keoagile Elias Matojane, as well as South African Human Rights Commissioner, Advocate Mohamed Shafie Ameermia.

Members of the media are invited to the event as follows:
Date               :           11 October 2015
Time               :           09:00 am
Venue            :           Constitutional Court, Johannesburg

For media confirmations contact: Mr. Kgomotso Makinta on 073 281 9661/  or Mr. Victor Mateane Phala on 082 465 2469 or

Issued by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development  

Enquiries: Advocate Mthunzi Mhaga
Spokesperson for the for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional services
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