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Parliament Congatulates Faculty of Law, UWC.

Author: B Mbete MP

MOTION OF CONGRATULATIONS

On 4 March 2015 , the National Assembly agreed to a motion noting that the University of the Western Cape Law Faculty has won the South African leg of the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Dear Prof. Martin
 
 
 MOTION OF CONGRATULATIONS
 

On 4 March 2015 , the National Assembly agreed to a motion noting that the University of the Western Cape Law Faculty has won the South African leg of the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, by beating the University of Pretoria in the finals on 31 January 2015. 

The Assembly further noted that this great achievement qualifies the University of the Western Cape Law Faculty team, to be the first team from the previously disadvantaged University to win the finals and stand a chance to represent South Africa abroad.

 The Assembly recalled that the Jessup International Moot Court Competition is the oldest, largest moot court tournament in the world, comprising of over 800 participating and competing universities. 

The Assembly congratulates the University of the Western Cape Moot Court team namely Mr Kessler Perumalsamy, Mr Raeesa Ebrahim, Mr Toni Dammert and Mr Hendrik Theron for winning the regional qualifier of the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. 

A copy of the Minutes of Proceedings of the National Assembly dated 4 March 2015 containing the full text of the motion is attached.

  

Yours sincerely 

 B Mbete MP

Speaker of the National Assembly

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