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The Justice Alliance of South Africa (JASA) is a coalition of corporations, individuals and churches committed to upholding and fighting for justice and the highest moral standards in South African society.

Our Constitution provides that we should work through Parliament, the courts, the media and in any other proper way to achieve this end (download our Constitution).

Our office is in Cape Town which readily enables us to make submissions to Parliament on Bills passing through the legislature and to meet with Parliamentarians in groups and individually.

Wherever possible JASA is determined to assist Parliament by suggesting carefully drafted alternative or additional clauses rather than merely criticising Bills.

Click here to view a 3 minute clip of Trudie Broekmann on National TV talking about JASA’s latest project ExposeIt.

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The 2016 JASA AGM was held on Thursday May 5th 2016 in Cape Town.
See here for Director's Annual Report 2015-16.

Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted suicide: JASA was admitted by the Supreme Court of Appeal to this important case which was heard in Bloemfontein on November 4th 2016. JASA supported the State in contending that this issue is one for Parliament, not the courts, and the High Court decision must be quashed. Judgment is expected before the Christmas vacation.
See Media Releases for latest.

Advocate Darryl Cooke, and Attorney Elana Hannington of Norman, Wink and Stephens, appear for JASA.

Psychologists and their patients suffering discrimination: This important case, in which JASA represents 600 psychologists in a group known as ReLPAG, was heard on November 14, 2016. It was assigned to two judges, rather than the usual one, thus underlining its importance and complexity. The Parties eventually agreed to a Settlement which was made an Order of the Court. JASA achieved a victory in that the regulations of September 2011 which purported to limit the rights of counselling, educational and industrial psychologists to treat patients were declared invalid. The order of invalidity was suspended for 24 months to give the Minister of Health time to reconsider them. Other terms of the settlement were designed to protect the rights of both practitioners and patients. An order for a majority of the costs of the suit was made in JASA and ReLPAG’s favour. See Current Cases for the full Order of Court and all related documents.

Attorneys A Batchelor & Associates and Advocates Darryl Cooke and Gavin Brown act for JASA and ReLPAG.

ExposeIt: JASA launches new website and USSD platform for reporting Bribery and Corruption: Access the website at www.ExposeIt.org.za or dial *134*1105# on any mobile phone. Calls are free. The public are encouraged to report every suspicion of bribery or corruption by answering a few questions on the website or ticking boxes on the USSD platform. In excess of 100 reports per month are being received on the website or by USSD. JASA staff investigate, edit and collate them; and then forward them to the Hawks. The Hawks report that a number of the ExposeIt Reports have corroborated other reports and assisted in prosecutions.

JASA and Florence Mbombela: The Western Cape High Court made a consent order requiring the City to survey the properties and pass title as soon as possible. In the event of the City not completing the process with all due expedition JASA has the right to return to Court on the same papers. JASA has continued to make every effort to obtain the title deeds for Mrs Mbombela’s Langa home; no one disputes she is entitled to them, but the City are still in the grip of nearly 20 years inertia.The City has instructed surveyors and we are hopeful progress is being made at last.

See Current Cases for court papers and Media Release. Attorneys BBM Law and Advocate Melanie Holderness act for JASA and Florence Mbombela.

Bill to protect children and women from internet and cell phone pornography: Following a long history which began in 2010 with Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, inviting JASA to draft a bill to curb internet porn, JASA has consulted over the last 5 years with Ministers Naledi Pando and Fatima Chohan. Minister Gigaba, who initiated this whole matter is now back at Home Affairs with Fatima Chohan continuing as Deputy, so we are pushing for a new initiative to take this matter forward. The need for it becomes more urgent everyday as the world wakes up to the havoc, often addiction, which internet porn is causing. See for example "The Porn Trap" published by Harper Collins and available on Kindle.

 

 

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