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Vol 62 No 11

Published 27th May 2021


Picking up the pieces

The High Court’s rejection of the BBI process risks ripping apart a carefully constructed compromise

Having sailed through parliament, the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill hit a major and unexpected roadblock on 14 May, when the High Court ruled the constitutional reform plan to be null and void. The judgement by the five justices is arguably more important in terms of its implications than the ruling to strike down the August 2017 general election results, which created the chain of events that led to the BBI.

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