The South African Soccer Affiliation (Safa) has introduced the institution of an ethics committee.
The committee shall be headed by Constitutional Court docket Decide Sisi Khampepe‚ Safa president Danny Jordaan mentioned.
Jordaan mentioned the formation of the ethics committee follows a interval of economic streamlining of Safa.
“The realm of governance in Safa is one other space the place within the whole makeover of soccer within the nation and in Safa we had to have a look at our governing buildings‚” Jordaan mentioned.
“And one of many issues that we’re joyful to announce is that we need to introduce to you two unbiased buildings for the governance and oversight of governance inside Safa.
“That’s the ethics committee‚ and the integrity officer [Alex Abercrombie]. The integrity officer had been working for a while.
“And within the referees’ workshop we had a piece‚ too‚ on the integrity of the referees‚ and every referee needed to signal an integrity settlement as a part of their coaching and their qualification.
” … The ultimate construction after all is the ethics committee‚ and you could know properly that the Fifa ethics committee has been energetic over an extended time frame‚ and Safa additionally now may have an ethics committee.
“Now we have Decide Khampepe. She is without doubt one of the main judges within the nation‚ and would be the chair of the ethics committee.”
Decide Khampepe served on the South African Constitutional Court docket from 2009.
“I used to be born in Soweto‚ I get educated in Soweto. I then did my junior diploma on the College of Zululand‚” she mentioned.
“I obtained my Masters in legislation at Harvard Legislation College. After completion I joined the Authorized Assets Centre‚ one of many first public curiosity legislation corporations within the nation‚ the place I did my fellowship.
“I joined Bowman Gilfillan as an article clerk‚ then after my articles opened my legislation agency. Certainly one of my shoppers was Orlando Pirates‚ a membership who’re very near my coronary heart.
“I used to be appointed by the late president Nelson Mandela to function a member of the Fact and Reconciliation Fee. I served 10 years on the TRC.
“In 2000 I used to be appointed as a decide of the Excessive Court docket‚ thereafter I used to be elevated as decide of the Labour Court docket‚ and in 2009 I used to be appointed as a decide of the Constitutional Court docket.”
Different members of the panel embrace decide of the Supreme Court docket of Attraction‚ Decide Ronnie Pillay‚ who can be the chairman of the Japanese Cape’s Warriors cricket franchise‚ and lawyer from the Western Cape Candylee de Sousa.