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Published: 02 Jun 2016
e.tv (Pty) Ltd and Others v Minister of Communications and Others (1039/2015) [2016] ZASCA 85
Legality: an amendment by the Minister of Communications of the Digital Broadcasting Migration Policy in 2015 that did not follow a process of consultation was irrational and in breach of the principle of legality: amendment did not achieve its purpose and was thus irrational and invalid on that basis too: the Minister purported to bind regulatory authorities and broadcasters and thus acted ultra vires: amendment reviewed and set aside.