Case summary written by Fatimah Ansary and checked by Robin Feinstein 30 May 2022 Introduction In this case, the Constitutional Court ensures that its jurisdictional limits and powers are respected and not exceeded when determining an application for leave to appeal. Background In 1910, the Nazareth Baptist Church (the “Church”) was founded by the Prophet
SUMMARY This case concerned the Constitutional Court’s amplified jurisdiction to hear cases that do not raise a constitutional issue in the context of an application for leave to appeal premised on a contractual dispute.   Factually the case concerned a dispute around the right of pre-emption envisaged in the lease agreement between the respective parties.