Lockdown cases

Whilst it is a pity that we often have to resort to court action to have the opinions of South Africans heard and listened to, we will keep ensuring that the necessary court action is taken to protect the Constitution, and the rights of all South Africans.

Read more about our active cases below:

Stopping the use of discriminatory criteria in Covid-19 relief aid allocation
The DA’s notice of motion
Government’s answering affidavit
Government answering affidavit annexure
The DA’s replying affidavit

Challenging the restrictions on right to movement
The DA’s notice of motion
The DA’s notice of motion annexure
The DA’s founding affidavit
Rule 16a notice 

Protecting the right of NGO’s to distribute food
The DA’s notice of motion
Draft order of the court

Challenging the constitutionality of the Disaster Management Act, under which lockdown laws are made
The DA’s notice of motion
The DA’s founding affidavit
Government’s answering affidavit
DA submission to the Constitutional Court in respect of direct access
Order of the Constitutional Court 1 July 2020

Challenging the ban on hairdressers and other ‘personal care’ services
The DA’s notice of motion
The DA’s founding affidavit
Supporting Affidavit
Rule 16a notice
Notice of opposition to mediation
Applicant’s urgency practice note

Challenging the Mboweni’s illegal SAA bailout using “emergency” powers
The DA’s notice of motion
Certificate of urgency from the High Court

Challenging the shutdown of South Africa’s public schools
The DA’s notice of motion
The DA’s founding affidavit
Rule 16a notice
Notice of opposition to mediation
Certificate of urgency for the High Court