OPINION

Presidency files notice to abide in DA application on Zuma legal costs

Explanatory affidavit will still be filed to assist the court in understanding the history of matter

Presidency files notice to abide in DA application on legal costs

21 May 2018

Pretoria - The Presidency has today, Monday, 21 May 2018, filed a notice in the Pretoria High Court to abide by the court’s decision on the application by the Democratic Alliance on the provision by the state of legal assistance to former President Jacob Zuma.

The Presidency has indicated that it nevertheless intends to submit an explanatory affidavit to assist the court in understanding the history, legal basis, rationale and processes relating to the provision of this support.

Statement issued by Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President, 21 May 2018