South African National Nuclear Regulator: Becker Requests That His Dismissal is Set Aside

  • The matter concerning Minister Mantashe dismissing Peter Becker from the Board of the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) will be heard in the Western Cape High Court on 9 November 2022.
  • Becker is asking that the decision to dismiss him is reviewed and set aside.
  • South Africa’s energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, controversially fired Becker from the nuclear board in February citing that the board must ‘loyally’ impliment government policy. Read more 

After receiving answering affidavits from Minister Mantashe and also from the Chair of the National Nuclear Regulator, Peter Becker has submitted a replying affidavit in response to the new points raised in the two answering affidavits.

Link to Replying Affidavit from Becker HERE, which is now in the public court record.

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