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Case CCT 209/15

In the matter between:

FEDERATION OF GOVERNING BODIES FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS

Applicant

and

MEMBER OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL FOR EDUCATION, GAUTENG

First Respondent

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, GAUTENG

Second Respondent

and

EQUAL EDUCATION Amicus Curiae

Neutral citation: Federation of Governing Bodies for South African Schools v Member of the Executive Council for Education, Gauteng and Another [2016] ZACC 14
Coram: Mogoeng CJ, Moseneke DCJ, Bosielo AJ, Cameron J, Froneman J, Jafta J, Khampepe J, Madlanga J, Mhlantla J, Nkabinde J and Zondo J

Judgment: Moseneke DCJ (unanimous)

Heard on: 5 May 2016

Decided on: 20 May 2016

Summary: Regulations Relating to the Admission of Learners to Public Schools in Gauteng — validity of amendments promulgated in 2012 — no conflict between national and provincial legislation impugned regulations are rational, reasonable and justifiable — cooperative governance to ensure universal access to basic education — MEC to determine feeder zones.

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