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dc.identifier.citation [2008] ZACC 14
dc.identifier.citation 2009 (1) SA 141 (CC)
dc.identifier.citation 2008 (2) SACR 557 (CC)
dc.identifier.citation 2009 (3) BCLR 309 (CC)
dc.title Thint Holdings (Southern Africa) (Pty) Ltd and Another v National Director of Public Prosecutions; Zuma v NDPP en
dc.title.alternative CCT90/07 en
dc.identifier.casenumber CCT90/07 en
dc.identifier.casenumber CCT92/07 11-13 March 2008
dc.contributor.judge The Court 31 July 2008
dc.concourt.synopsis This case concerned the constitutionality of a letter of request made by a judge, on application by the State, requesting evidence for a criminal trial from authorities in Mauritius. The Court upheld the constitutionality of the letter of request, finding that: a) The State is lawfully permitted to seek original copies of evidence even when it already possesses copies of that evidence; b) The applicants at the time of the issuing of the letter of request were not accused persons; c) The naming of the applicants in the letter did not infringe their right to dignity; d) The applicants would have a fair opportunity to challenge any evidence obtained via the letter of request at their criminal trial; and e) The applicant?s rights of access to courts were not infringed Judgment of the Court.
dc.concourt.casehistory Application for leave to appeal against the decision of the SCA: Zuma and Others v National Director of Public Prosecutions [2007] ZASCA 135; [2008] 1 All SA 234 (SCA). The SCA dismissed the applicants' appeal against a decision of the Durban High Court: National Director of Public Prosecutions v Zuma and Others DCLD 13569/2006, 2 April 2007, unreported.

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