EWN reporter Alex Eliseev said Madonsela's papers submitted to the Constitutional Court re-affirm her initial investigative report, Secure In Comfort.
While Madonsela does not object to a settlement, she crucially wants the powers of her office determined by the highest court in the land.
According to Eliseev, the EFF want the remedial action recommended in Madonsela's report to be absolutely binding.
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