Archive 2013

The law reports – March 2013

Heinrich Schulze BLC LLB (UP) LLD (Unisa) is a professor of law at Unisa. January 2013 (1) The South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 322); [2012] 4 The All […]

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Exdebito justitiae principle liquidated?

By Don Mahon Until recently it was accepted among legal practitioners that although a court could exercise its discretion against the winding-up of a company, a creditor who brought an […]

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Sales in execution: The conveyancer and the sheriff

By Johan Fourie Sheriffs are inundated with various interpretations by attorneys and banks when it comes to the role of conveyancers appointed by the execution creditor to transfer immovable property […]

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Health care for all?

Asylum seekers, refugees and health care By Anthony Sterne Is an asylum seeker in South Africa entitled to, for example, a kidney transplant in terms of the constitutional obligation to provide […]

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The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 6 of 2010

By Izette Knoetze The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 6 of 2010 came into operation with effect from 18 January 2013. Briefly, the history to this Act is that […]

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Separating the baby and the bath water: Garnishee and emoluments attachment orders

By Brett Bentley Emoluments attachment orders (EAOs) are commonly, but mistakenly, referred to as ‘garnishee orders’. An EAO is granted in terms of s 65J of the Magistrates’ Courts Act […]

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Cloud storage and file synchronisation for attorneys

By Anthony Pillay At its broadest level, cloud computing is the provision of computing as a service over a network, typically the internet. Cloud data storage is the access of […]

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Conveyancing scam

By Ann Bertelsmann The Attorneys Insurance Indemnity Fund (AIIF) started receiving notifications from conveyancers about a particular conveyancing related scam at the beginning of 2012. Since then, we have been […]

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Must-have apps for iPads and other devices

By Roy Bregman I have found the following applications (apps) indispensable in my practice. They can be downloaded via the iTunes store or the internet and can be used on […]

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Parliament in 2013

By Nonhlanhla Chanza 2013 promises to be a busy year for parliament – the institution filled with robust debates and heated exchanges during deliberations on legislation. On the agenda The […]

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