This is an application for leave to appeal against the finding in Plank, Kwape, from Murphy Kwape Maritz Attorneys vs SABC2, Case 02/2019. In terms of the Procedure of the BCCSA, this application must be decided by the chairperson of the BCCSA. The grounds on which the application for leave to appeal were based were considered. The chairperson found that the matter was one of public importance, that comments by the Broadcaster were opinions based on facts, and that the Applicants had sufficient opportunity to fairly present their case. Leave to appeal was not granted.