President Jacob Zuma has appointed Advocate Thandi Norman SC, Advocate Thabani Masuku and Sifiso Msomi as members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
In a statement issued by Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on Monday, the Presidency said Zuma made the appointments in terms of the Constitution after consulting leaders of parties represented in Parliament.
The JSC was established in terms of section 178 of the Constitution and consists of 23 members. In terms of section 178 (5) of the Constitution, the JSC is entitled to advise the national government on any matters relating to the Judiciary or the administration of justice.
“President Zuma has congratulated the new members of the JSC and wishes them all of the best in the execution of their responsibilities,” said the Presidency.