Pretoria: President Jacob Zuma has appointed Professors Annet Wanyana Oguttu and Marita Carnelly as members of the South African Law Reform Commission with effect from 2 January 2015 to fill two vacant posts.
“Professor Oguttu is a Professor of Law at the University of South Africa (UNISA), specialising in Tax Law. Professor Carnelly is College Dean of Research at the College of Law and Management Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal,” the Presidency said.
The appointments were done in terms of Section 3 (1) (a) (ii) of the South African Law Reform Commission Act, 1973 (Act No. 19 of 1973).
The Commission conducts research and investigates branches of the law in order to make recommendations for the development, improvement and modernisation or reform thereof.
“In terms of Act No. 19 of 1973, the Commission consists of a Chairperson and not more than eight other suitable persons, appointed by the President,” the Presidency said.
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS