Regional legal consultative meeting on the SADC tribunal review process

SADC Tribunal: the Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will continue to have pervasive effects on human rights and the rule of law in the SADC region.

This is despite the advice of the World Trade Institute Advisors (WTIA) and the finding of the SADC Committee of Ministers of Justice/Attorneys-General that the Protocol on the Tribunal took effect through its incorporation into the Treaty by the adoption of the Agreement Amending the Treaty in August 2001; that the effectiveness of both the Protocol and the Agreement Amending the Treaty in August 2001 did not require ratification; and that the SADC Tribunal was legally constituted, and its decisions are binding on all SADC Member States, the SADC,

Regional legal consultative meeting-events-2011 (full text, PDF)

Conference synopsis-event-2011 (full text, PDF)