Tag: spanking ruling

FOR SA files spanking appeal affidavit

FOR SA this week filed their replying affidavit with the Constitutional Court in their application for leave to appeal against the so-called “spanking judgment”. It is expected that the court will now consider FOR SA’s application, together with the opposition received from the Minister of Social Development and the Centre […]

FOR SA raising R1m to appeal spanking ruling

Freedom of Religion SA (FOR SA) says it will need to raise in the region of R1-million for legal costs for its appeal against the High Court judgment which removed “moderate and reasonable chastisement” as a common law defence that parents could use against a charge of assault. “Appealing this […]