Columns

Is the Road Accident Fund’s litigation in urgent need of review?

By Prof Hennie Klopper The Road Accident Fund (RAF) regularly laments its precarious financial position and has consistently blamed legal practitioners for this. One of the RAF expenses that had […]

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Obscurity on the issue of filing security in review applications

  By Vishal Ramruch The Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) was amended to include subs (7) and (8) into s 145, with effect from 1 January 2015. These […]

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Is the state obliged to provide Internet access to detainees?

By Daniël Eloff Persons who are detained or arrested have certain rights under the Constitution. One such right is the right of an arrested and/or detained person to consult with […]

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Trust account advocates – can they be admitted to the roll of notaries and conveyancers?

By Sydney Mosoane In terms of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA) both advocates and attorneys are referred to as legal practitioners. For the purposes of this article, […]

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The law reports – March 2019

January 2019 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 326); [2018] 4 All South African Law Reports December (pp 615 – 919); [2019] 1 All South African Law Reports […]

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Once-off credit agreements and registration as a credit provider in terms of the NCA

Du Bruyn NO and Others v Karsten (SCA) (unreported case no 929/2017, 28-9-2018) (Nicholls AJA) (Shongwe ADP, Makgoka, Schippers JJA and Mokgohloa AJA concurring) By Rebecca Walton In the recent […]

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The rationalisation of marriage laws across the former homelands

Holomisa v Holomisa and Another (CC) (unreported case no CCT146/17, 23-10-2018) (Froneman J (Mogoeng CJ, Basson AJ, Cameron J, Dlodlo AJ, Goliath AJ, Khampepe J, Mhlantla J and Theron J […]

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Major breakthrough in foreclosure applications in respect of primary residences

Absa Bank Ltd v Mokebe and Related Cases 2018 (6) SA 492 (GJ) By Mohammed Moolla On 12 September 2018 the Full Bench of the Gauteng Local Division in Johannesburg […]

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New legislation – March 2019

Bills Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill B23C and D of 2015. Public Service Commission Amendment Bill 21A to D of 2015. Electoral Laws Amendment Bill B33A and B of 2018. […]

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Employment law update – Discrimination on religious grounds

In TDF Network Africa (Pty) Ltd v Faris [2018] JOL 40638 (LAC), the employee was dismissed for refusing to work on Saturdays as she was a member of the Seventh […]

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