Legal Matters dealt with by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation in the 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 Financial Years; and during the period 1 April 2012 up to the latest date

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QUESTION NO: 146 (NW152E)

PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO: 1-2013 OF 14 FEBRUARY 2013

MR S V MOTAU (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:

  1. How many legal matters were dealt with by her department (a) in the (i) 2009-10, (ii) 2010-11, (iii) 2011-12 financial years and (b) during the period 1 April 2012 up to the latest specified date for which information is available;

  2. (a) how many of the specified legal matters were dealt with by (i) the State Attorney and (ii) private attorneys during the specified periods and (b) what are the reasons why her department was not represented by the State Attorney in each specified case;

  3. what total amounts were paid by her department to (a) the State Attorney and (b) private attorneys during the specified periods?

REPLY:

1. (a) (i) 18 litigation matters in the 2009/10 financial year;
     (ii) 23 litigation matters in the 2010/11 financial year;
     (iii) 26 litigation matters in the 2011/12 financial year; and

(b) 13 litigation matters in the 2012/13 financial year up to 31 January 2013.

2. All matters were dealt with by the State Attorney.     

3. (a) R 1,207,534.35 in the 2009/10 financial year;
         R    677,633.39 in the 2010/11 financial year;
         R    949,042.17 in the 2011/12 financial year; and
         R    629,298.66 in the 2012/13 financial year up to 31 January 2013.

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