Who is the current acting chief justice of South Africa?
Mogoeng Thomas Reetsang Mogoeng (born 14 January 1961) is a South African judge who has served as the Chief Justice of South Africa since 8 September 2011.
|The Honourable Mogoeng Mogoeng|
|Assumed office 8 September 2011|
|Appointed by||Jacob Zuma|
|Deputy||Dikgang Moseneke Bess Nkabinde (acting) Raymond Zondo|
Can a president remove a judge in South Africa?
(b) the National Assembly calls for that judge to be removed, by a resolution adopted with a supporting vote of at least two thirds of its members. (2) The President must remove a judge from office upon adoption of a resolution calling for that judge to be removed.
Who is the youngest Judge in South Africa?
In 1999, Justice Theron was appointed as a Judge of the High Court of South Africa. At the age of 32, she was the youngest judge in the country and the first black female judge to be appointed in her province.
What is the difference between a Judge and a magistrate in South Africa?
A A Judge is a presiding officer in a Superior Court and a Magistrate presides over matters in a Regional or District Magistrates’ Court. … The matter will then be forwarded to the Magistrates Commission; the body that is tasked with investigating and conducting disciplinary hearings on matters involving Magistrates.
Who is the head of all judges?
His Lordship took oath as The Chief Justice of High Court of Karnataka on 10th May 2019 and His Lordship took oath as Judge of Supreme Court of India on 31st August 2021. Justice Vikram Nath was born on 24 September 1962.
Who is the top judge in South Africa?
- Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng Head of the Judiciary and Head of the Constitutional Court.
- President Mandisa Maya President of the Supreme Court of Appeal.
- Judge President John Hlophe Western Cape Division of the High Court.
- Judge President Monica Leeuw North West Division of the High Court.
Where is the chief justice of South Africa?
Chief Justice: Mogoeng Mogoeng, Honourable
Street Address: Constitutional Court of South Africa, Constitution Hill, 1 Hospital Street, Braamfontein, 2017.