10 November 2017 - NW3382
Maimane, Mr MA to ask the President of the Republic
Whether he intends to appoint a certain person (name furnished) to a position in Cabinet in terms of the powers conferred on him in section 91 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) by what date and (b) what are the further relevant details in this regard?
The appointment of Ministers is the prerogative of the President in terms of Section 91 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996. In exercising this power, I exercise discretion after careful consideration and the appointments are made public.