Maritzburg College v Dlamini NO & others (2005) JOL 15075 (N)

Main Issue: Right to education and suspension without consulting Head of department, Department of Education

Findings: As a result of misconduct, 2 learners were suspended by the applicant school. The second and third respondents were parents of the expelled boys. Court found that the applicant's action were lawful, and that it is not necessary for a school's governing body to consult with the Head of department, Department of Education before implementing the interim suspension of a learned pending a decision as to whether the learner is to be expelled from the school by the head of department.