President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished the active Chief Justice Mogoeng well as he formally hangs up his robe following 10 years in charge of South Africa's legal executive.
Mogoeng has been on leave since May. He had been an adjudicator in the North West High Court from 1997 until 2000 after which he joined the Labor Court. Mogoeng was designated to the Constitutional Court by then President Jacob Zuma in 2009, alongside Justices Sisi Khampepe, Johan Froneman and Chris Jaftha.
Then, at that point, the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) suggested Mogoeng for Chief Justice in 2011 and he was authoritatively affirmed by Zuma on 11 September that very year.
Honoring Mogoeng, President Cyril Ramaphosa says with his takeoff, he leaves behind a rich heritage for our popularity based culture, our legal executive, the lawful calling and common South Africans.
"Today we honor Chief Justice Mogoeng for enriching South African statute and the majority rule request all the more comprehensively with legal trustworthiness and strength which has affected emphatically on the existences of residents and progressed responsibility," he said.
Ramaphosa says Mogoeng directed our legal executive during 10 years which was trying in numerous ways, however during which our legal executive held firm and empowered the recharging of our general public.
"Boss Justice Mogoeng's administration propelled a legal executive that was courageous in considering people with significant influence answerable and sympathetic to the predicament of people and gatherings in our general public.
This has extended global respect for South African law, for the trustworthiness, viability and effectiveness of our popularity based foundations, and for the partition of forces cherished in our Constitution"
Ramaphosa has the undertaking of selecting Mogoeng's archetype. Eight competitors have been shortlisted for the post, including Mogoeng's delegate Raymond Zondo, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe.
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