Disciplinary Hearings

SAICA By-Law 20.14 stipulates that the hearings conducted by Disciplinary Committee shall be conducted at a venue determined by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and shall be open to the public, unless exceptional circumstances exist which warrant such hearings being held in camera.

The CEO under SAICA By-Law 21A1.2.5 may publish the details of a Disciplinary Committee hearing.

The details of public hearings will be published here before the hearing. These details include:

- case number;
- the accused’s name and SAICA membership number;
- a summary of the charges preferred against the accused; and
- the date, time and place of the hearing.

Please note that whilst the disciplinary hearing is open to the public, the documents which form part of the hearing are confidential and the public will not be provided access to such documents under any circumstances.

Details of Disciplinary Hearing

Name of Accused

Mr. Anoj Singh

Membership Number:

03249963

Case Number:

135/17 and 156/19

Complaint

The complaint is that Mr. Anoj Singh is liable to disciplinary action, as contemplated in:
Charges relating to Mr. Anoj Singh’s conduct at Transnet

Charge 1:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence and/or dishonesty; within the meaning of By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in a breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By this conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2 and/or 34.10.

Charge 2 (in the alternative to Charge 1):
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence. By this conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-law 34.2.

Charge 3:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 4:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence, By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By this conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2; and/or 34.10.

Charge 5 ( in the alternative to Charges 3 and 4):
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence, By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By this conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2; and/or 34.10.

Charge 6:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 7:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence and/or dishonesty; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 8:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 9:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 10:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; of By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, and 34.10

Charge 11:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charges relating to Mr. Anoj Singh’s conduct at Eskom

Charge 12:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220; By-law 34.12, alternatively 34.13, by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 13:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct, By-law 34.12, alternatively 34.13, by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 14:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct; By-law 34.12, alternatively 34.13, by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 15:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct; By-law 34.12, alternatively 34.13, by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 16:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct; By-law 34.12, alternatively 34.13, by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 17:
By-law 34.2 by conducting himself with gross negligence; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct; By-law 34.12, alternatively 34.13, by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 110, 120, 130, 150 and 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.2, 34.10, 34.12 and/or 34.13.

Charge 18:
By-law 34.12 by conducting himself in a manner which is discreditable, dishonourable, dishonest, irregular or unworthy, or which is derogatory to the Institute, or tends to bring the profession of accountancy into disrepute; By-law 34.10 by conducting himself in breach of the clauses 220 of the Code of Conduct. By his conduct, Mr. Anoj Singh contravened By-laws 34.12 and 34.10.

Date of
hearing

13; 14 and 15 November 2019; 27 and 28 January 2020

Time

09:00 or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard

Place

Offices of Webber Wentzel Attorneys, at 90 Rivonia Road, Sandton, Conference Rooms 1 and 2

Name of Accused

Mr. Andile Malusi Attwel Ramavhunga

Membership Number:

08052922

Case Number:

115/18(a)

Complaint

For the Disciplinary Committee to consider the application of SAICA By-law 30.2 in light of the provisional sequestration order against the member

Date of hearing

9 November 2018

Time

09:00 or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard

Place

17 Fricker Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Name of Accused

Mr Tshifhiwa Matodzi

Membership Number:

04898532

Case Number:

115/18(b)

Complaint

For the Disciplinary Committee to consider the application of SAICA By-law 30.2 in light of the provisional sequestration order against the member

Date of hearing

9 November 2018

Time

09:00 or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard

Place

17 Fricker Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Name of Accused

Mr Khayelihle Sibusiso Sithole

Membership Number:

0905040

Case Number:

050/16

Complaint

The complaint is that Mr Khayelihle Sibusiso Sithole is liable to disciplinary action under SAICA By-Law 34.12 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he conducted himself in a manner which, in the opinion of the Professional Conduct Committee or the Disciplinary Committee, is discreditable, dishonourable, dishonest, irregular or unworthy, or which is derogatory to the Institute, or tends to bring the profession of accountancy into disrepute; and By-Law 34.10 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he committed a breach of the following provisions of the Code:

  • section 100.5(a) read with section 110.1: integrity; and
  • section 100.5(e) read with section 150.1: professional behaviour

Date of hearing

29 August 2018

Time

09:00 or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard

Place

17 Fricker Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Details of Disciplinary Hearing

Name of Accused

Mr Sandile Xulu

Membership Number:

04865693

Case Number:

109(a)/2016

Complaint

The complaint is that Mr Sandile Xulu is liable to disciplinary action under SAICA By-Law 34.17 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he failed to answer or deal with appropriately or within a reasonable time any correspondence or other communication from the Institute or any other person which requires a reply or other response; and/or SAICA By-Law 34.18 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he failed to comply within a reasonable time with an order, requirement or request from the Institute; and/or SAICA By-Law 34.13 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he committed a breach of regulations of the SAICA Training Regulations; and/or By-Law 34.10 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he committed a breach of the following provisions of the Code:

- section 110.1: integrity; and
- section 150.1: professional behaviour

Date of hearing

13 July 2018

Time

09:00 or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard

Place

17 Fricker Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Details of Disciplinary Hearing

Name of Accused

Mr. Sandile Xulu

Membership Number:

04865693

Case Number:

109(b)/2016

Complaint

The complaint is that Mr Sandile Xulu is liable to disciplinary action under SAICA By-Law 34.17 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he failed to answer or appropriately attend to within a reasonable time any correspondence from the Institute; and/or SAICA By-Law 34.18 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he failed to comply within a reasonable time with an order of the Institute; and/or SAICA By-Law 34.19 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he failed to pay a fee that was payable to the Institute and/or By-Law 34.13 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he failed to comply with the Training Regulations; and or SAICA By-Law 34.10 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he committed a breach of the following provisions of the Code

- section 110.1: integrity; and
- section 150.1: professional behaviour

Date of hearing

13 July 2018

Time

09:00 or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard

Place

17 Fricker Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Details of Disciplinary Hearing

Name of Accused

Mr. Khayelihle Sibusiso Sithole

Membership Number:

0905040

Case Number:

050/16

Complaint

The complaint is that Mr Khayelihle Sibusiso Sithole is liable to disciplinary action under SAICA By-Law 34.12 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he conducted himself in a manner which, in the opinion of the Professional Conduct Committee or the Disciplinary Committee, is discreditable, dishonourable, dishonest, irregular or unworthy, or which is derogatory to the Institute, or tends to bring the profession of accountancy into disrepute; and By-Law 34.10 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he committed a breach of the following provisions of the Code:
- section 100.5(a) read with section 110.1: integrity; and
- section 100.5(e) read with section 150.1: professional behaviour

Date of hearing

22 June 2018

Time

09:00 or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard

Place

17 Fricker Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Details of Disciplinary Hearing

Name of Accused

Mr. Munroe Ivan Swirsky

Membership Number:

00240566

Case Number:

038/16

Complaint

The complaint is that Mr. Munroe Ivan Swirsky is liable to disciplinary action under the following SAICA By-Laws:
By-Law 34.12 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he conducted himself in a manner which, in the opinion of the Professional Conduct Committee or the Disciplinary Committee, is discreditable, dishonourable, dishonest, irregular or unworthy, or which is derogatory to the Institute, or tends to bring the profession of accountancy into disrepute;
-By-Law 34.16 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he without reasonable cause, failed to resign from a professional appointment when requested by a client to do so;
-By-Law 34.17 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he failed to answer or deal with appropriately within a reasonable time any correspondence or other communication from the Institute or any other person which requires a reply or other response; and
-By-Law 34.10 of the SAICA By-Laws in that he committed a breach of the following provisions of the Code:
- section 100.5 (a), (b), (d) and (e): integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, and professional behaviour;
- section 110.1: integrity;
- section 120.1: objectivity;
- section 140.1 (a) and (b): confidentiality; and
- section 150.1: professional behaviour

Date of hearing

22 June 2018

Time

09:00 or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard

Place

17 Fricker Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg