Freedom Under Law and Black Sash argue for CPS contract extension

Lawyer representing Black Sash, Jeff Budlender, has argued that Minister of Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini failed in her role to oversee the process of social grants payments.

Black Sash argued that the Constitutional Court must oversee the contract between the South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), while Dlamini wants it to be monitored by the Public Protector and Auditor-General.

The Freedom Under Law's (FUD) David Unterhalter says CPS is constitutionally obliged to continue payment until legality can be restored.

Unterhalter says the court should consider extending the contract for a period of time.

Listen to EWN reporter following the story, Gia Nicolaides, below for more details...


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