What would Glynnis Breytenbach do as Minister of Justice?
In a face-to-face interview from the Latitude Aparthotel studio in Cape Town, BizNews asks her for solutions.
Glynnis is the Democratic Alliance’s (DA’s) Shadow Minister of Justice.
She is saying that her first priority is to ensure the functionality of the criminal justice system.
“The entire system needs a serious overhaul, including the police, the prosecution, the judiciary and correctional services.”
Currently, she is working hard towards establishing an Anti-Corruption Commission.
That would relieve the overburdened National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) of prosecuting very high-level corruption- and organised crime cases.
She is optimistic that the bill will sail through Parliament, with the expected support from the African National Congress (ANC).
And that the Commission is set up within about a year.
And that this utterly independent Chapter 9 institution could start prosecuting these complex cases within 18 months.
So that South Africans can begin seeing accountability and consequences.
I Will Vote for Glynis as Minister of Justice
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