Media Release: Ministers Moosa and Maduna to launch Environmental Court
27 February 2003
The court, which is a joint initiative by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, is a major breakthrough in the battle against illegal exploitation of marine resources and in particular abalone.
The two ministers will launch the Environmental Court at the Hermanus Magistrate Court, Harmony Street, at 10:00. All media are invited to attend.
Spokesperson: Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism
Tel: (012) 310-3401; Fax: (021) 465-7240; Cell: 082 850 9559
Advocate Hishaam Mohammed
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
Cell: 082 455 5549
Ms Phindile Makwakwa
Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism
Cell: 082 850 9559