Two applications were presented before the court. The first was made under rule 61 of the High Court Rules, while the second was a condonation application for the delayed submission of an answering affidavit. The Rule 61 application pertained to the submission of the responding affidavit by the third respondent. This affidavit had been filed after the deadline and without a condonation application.
In the Rule 61 application, the applicant sought a court order to declare the answering affidavit submitted on 07 September 2022 as irregular and to have it invalidated. In response, the third respondent filed a counter application . . .