2016 Conference

AdJASA’s 2016 conference was held in Durban on 11 – 12 February 2016.

The conference theme of ‘Taking stock of the state of administrative justice’ was discussed during the following programme.

AdJASA CONFERENCE:

‘Taking stock of the state of administrative justice’

 Salt Rock Hotel, KZN, 11–12 February 2016

All sessions in plenary except where indicated otherwise.

Day 1: Thursday 11 February

13h30: Arrival and registration

14h30: Welcome: Hugh Corder

14h45 Session 1: Administrative-law relief

Chair: Cora Hoexter

Michael Kidd: ’Some thoughts on administrative appeals’

Carol Steinberg & Nick Ferreira: ‘Juggernaut or precision instrument? Remedy after Allpay’

Alistair Price: ’The future of state liability in South Africa’

16h15–16h30: Tea

16h30 Session 2: Keynote address

Chair: Hugh Corder

Justice Zak Yacoob: ‘Rationality, the rule of law and the separation of powers’

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Day 2: Friday 12 February

08h30 Session 3: The courts’ approaches to judicial review of administrative action

Chair: Helena van Coller

Geo Quinot & Petrus Maree: ‘A decade and a half of deference’

Radley Henrico: ‘Non-compliance with the PAJA in South African administrative law: What                                     are the consequences?’

Melanie Murcott: ‘No method to this madness: The lack of a coherent approach in choosing                                            a pathway to judicial review of public power’

10h00–10h15: Tea

10h15 Session 4: Procedural fairness and access to information

Chair: Geo Quinot

Stuart Scott & Steven Budlender: ‘Rationality review and the Constitutional Court’s game of                                                                     procedural fairness peekaboo’

Cora Hoexter: ‘Beyond promises and past practices: The basis for a legitimate expectation’

Paul Swanepoel: ‘Cynicism and the rule of law: Gaining access to the Khampepe Report’

11h45 Session 5: AdJASA general meeting

Chair: Hugh Corder

To review the constitution of AdJASA and to elect office-bearers

12h45: Lunch

13h00: Lunch-time meeting of law teachers

Helena van Coller: ‘Evaluating courses in administrative law: A case study’

14h00 Session 6: Panel discussion on current challenges in the pursuit of administrative justice and the road ahead

Chair: Michael Kidd

Panel: Justice Zak Yacoob, Hugh Corder, Firoz Cachalia, 4th panellist TBC

15h15: Closing: Hugh Corder

15h30: Departure

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