Paragon raised the following legal issues:
Firstly, that the High Court had no jurisdiction to make an order which had the effect of trimming down or reviewing another Judge's order. Secondly, Menzies’ application was a complete abuse of the court's process. Thirdly, the Supreme Court order considered together with the order of Justice Sibeya was binding and final in terms of section 17 of the Supreme Court Act. Fourthly, the application could simply not be heard as it would result in a violation of the Second Respondent's rights to a fair trial under Article 12 of the . . .