This urgent application was set down for 3 October 2017. It is dated 23 September 2017, and was filed with the Registrar of this Court on 2 6 September 2017. On the same day, the Respondents who intended to oppose the application were required to deliver a Notice of Opposition, and then file their Answering Affidavit on or by 27 September 2017. The Applicant would then reply by 28 September 2017. First Respondent filed a Notice of Intention to Oppose on 27 September 2017, and Second Respondent on 2 6 September 2017.
The Director-General in the Presidency, filed an Answering Affidavit on behalf of First Respondent on 2 8 September. On behalf of the Second Respondent, the Acting Director-General in the Department of Home Affairs, Mr J. McKay, filed an Answering Affidavit dated 28 September.
The application was not heard during the week of 3 October in the Urgent Court, but was referred to the Deputy Judge President for the allocation of a special date. His allocation is dated 5 October 2017, and sets the application down for hearing as a special motion on 17 October. Direction was given as to the filing of further affidavits. On 13 October, the Second Respondent then filed an Answering Affidavit.
Apleni v President of the Republic of South Africa and Another (65757/2017)  ZAGPPHC 6564.98 MB