IN

THE

ELECTORAL

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THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY

APPELLANT

AND
THE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION

RESPONDENT

CORAM: VAN DER WALT, PILLAY and MASIPA JJ
DATE OF HEARING:
DELIVERY DATE:

Dealt

with

in

written

submissions

only.

3.10.2001
JUDGMENT

VAN DER WALT. J
On 14 July 2001 by-elections were held in wards 5 and 12 of the Mandeni
municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.

The result of the by-election in ward 5 was as follows;

'the candidate of the Ubumbano Iwesizwe Independent Residents' Association
("UliRA"), Sibani Mdletshe, polled 360 votes;

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