Court name
Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa
Case number
498 of 2020
Case name
Afriforum NPC v Minister of Tourism and Others; Solidarity Trade Union v Minister of Small Business Development and Others
Media neutral citation
[2021] ZASCA 121
Case summary:

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (DMA) – validity of direction made by Minister of Tourism under the DMA for the provision of funds from the Tourism Relief Fund to defined types of businesses in the tourism industry – purpose of Funds to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 – Minister of Tourism not obliged by s 10(1)(e) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 to make eligibility criteria subject to Tourism Sector Code in terms of the Act – Minister committed error of law.

Judge
Wallis JA
Schippers JA
Plasket JA
Potterill AJA
Phatshoane AJA