Minister of Home Affairs and Another v Fourie and Another
Constitutional Court of South Africa
Case CCT 60/04
|Minister of Home Affairs||First Applicant|
|Director-General of Home Affairs||Second Applicant|
|Marié Adriaana Fourie||First Respondent|
|Cecelia Johanna Bonthuys||Second Respondent|
|Doctors for Life International||First amicus curiae|
|John Jackson Smyth||Second amicus curiae|
|The Marriage Alliance of South Africa||Third amicus curiae|
Case CCT 10/05
|Lesbian and Gay Equality Project and Eighteen Others||Applicants|
|Minister of Home Affairs||First Respondent|
|Director-General of Home Affairs||Second Respondent|
|Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development||Third Respondent|
|Heard on||:||17 May 2005|
|Decided on||:||1 December 2005|
Minister of Home Affairs and Another v Marié Adriaana Fourie and Another:
For the applicants: MTK Moerane SC and S Nthai instructed by the State Attorney, Johannesburg.
For the respondents: P Oosthuizen and T Kathri instructed by M van den Berg Attorneys.
For the first amicus curiae: John Jackson Smyth QC. (Written argument only.)
For the second amicus curiae: John Jackson Smyth QC.
For the third amicus curiae: GC Pretorius SC, DM Achtzehn, PG Seleka and JR Bauer instructed by Motla Conradie Attorneys
Lesbian and Gay Equality Project and Eighteen Others v Minister of Home Affairs and Others:
For the applicants: DI Berger SC and F Kathree instructed by Nicholls, Cambanis and Associates.
For the respondents: M Donen SC instructed by the State Attorney, Johannesburg.