Dirk Lotriet
2 minute read
22 Oct 2021
6:00 am

A smile can make your day

Dirk Lotriet

The minister of justice should consider appointing our supermarket’s staff at courts around the country.

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I pray that I never land up in the dock in our local court. I had to go to court to obtain some documents, and it was the most traumatic experience of the year… and I’m not even accused of a crime. I arrived nice and early, but there was a queue from the door to the parking lot. Everyone had to complete a Covid form and, instead of handing the forms out to people to complete while they stand in line, people had to fill itin at the door – one by one. After 40 minutes, I reached the...