At a review hearing on 9 January 2020 the Interim Orders Committee continued the suspension on Ms Nel's registration for the remainder of the 12 Month High Court extension.
The suspension was originally imposed on 21 May 2015 for 18 months. On 31 October 2016 the High Court extended the order for a further 12 months. The High Court then extended the suspension on 3 November for a further 12 months. On 14 November 2018 the High Court issued a further extension of 12 months. On 14 November 2019 the High Court granted an extension of 12 months to the suspension order. The order will now expire on 19 November 2020 and will be reviewed before this date.