Chairing Disciplinary Enquiries training

Chairing Disciplinary Enquiries

25-26 April 2024
Sandton: In person

This program is specifically tailored to equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively chair a disciplinary hearing. It is designed to ensure that individuals are well-prepared to preside over enquiries in a manner that is both legally compliant and fair. Through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on activities, including the analysis of South African-based case studies and case law, participants will engage in practical learning experiences. Additionally, the incorporation of the popular Tokiso Snares for Chairs board game offers a dynamic approach to navigating the complexities of the entire process, enabling participants to gain valuable insights into their role as presiding officers

R4,025 per person

Course Outline

Chairing a Disciplinary Hearing: course outline

  1. The legal framework
  2. Discipline management process overview
  3. The scope and function of a presiding officer
  4. Conducting a disciplinary hearing
  5. The requirements of procedural and substantive fairness
  6. Practical dealings with objections, preliminary points and other procedural issues
  7. The law of evidence: analysing evidence, admissibility, weighing of evidence, determining and understanding onus
  8. Determining guilt
  9. Writing an outcome on guilt
  10. Procedure for hearing evidence and arguments in mitigating and aggravating factors
  11. Considering the sanction
  12. Writing a decision on sanction
  13. Communicating the outcome
  14. Insights and tips from Tokiso Panellists and Arbitrators
  15. Resources and further reading


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