• The High Court in Pretoria has declared lockdown Levels 4 and 3 unconstitutional and invalid.
  • Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has 14 days to formulate changes to the regulations.
  • Judge Norman Davis in his judgment slammed a number of the regulations, saying besides the specific ones cited, “there are many more instances of sheer irrationality included therein”.

The inference Judge Norman Davis draws after the declaration of a national state of disaster was that little or no regard was given to the extent of the impact of individual regulations on the Constitutional rights of people and whether the extent of the limitation of their rights was justifiable or not.

This is according to his judgment on Tuesday, in which he declared lockdown Levels 4 and 3 unconstitutional and invalid.

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