Mr Donogood is an ex‐convict who has managed to secure a job as a truck driver. He was the victim of a hijacking and his wallet that contained his drivers’ licence was stolen. Since he has been the recipient of many traffic fines for driving without a valid licence. He approached the Watloo Licencing Department in Pretoria for a replacement. When he arrives at the Licensing Department the official hands him a letter notifying him that he will not be issued with a licence. In the letter there is no mention of the reasons as to why his licence replacement has been unsuccessful.
Q.2.1.1 Mr Donogood is an ex‐convict; can he request reasons? (
Q.2.1.2 Suppose for this question only, (Q.2.1.2) Mr Donogood is permitted to apply for reasons in terms of PAJA. Advise Mr Donogood on the steps he should take to request reasons.
Q.2.1.3 Compare, prohibitory, mandatory and structural interdicts and advise when each would be used in administrative law.