Archive 2013

Puzzling legislation – Scrap or re-write the Older Persons Act

By Neels Coertse The Older Persons Act 13 of 2006 (the Act), regulations, forms and national norms and standards (NN&S) commenced on 1 April 2010 replacing the Aged Persons Act […]

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Writing for the media

By Robert Gentle It is many lawyers’ dream to see their names printed in the byline of an article holding forth on some relevant topic and making a name for […]

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The ‘Trustline’ campaign: Promoting trust and ethics in our profession

By Barbara Whittle The Council of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the Board of Control of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund (AFF) recently launched the Trustline campaign for […]

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LSSA Labour Law Committee meets with Labour Court Judge President

By Barbara Whittle During 2012 the Labour Law Committee of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) resolved that one of its focus areas would be to network with other […]

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Aviation focused Synergy Link takes off

By Barbara Whittle Johannesburg firms Christodoulou & Mavrikis Inc and Madhlopa Inc have been linked as part of the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Synergy Link empowerment initiative, where […]

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LLB Task Team: Five years the way to go

By Barbara Whittle Representatives of the university law deans, law teachers, advocates and attorneys attended the first meeting of the LLB Task Team in Johannesburg on 23 August 2013. Chaired […]

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LSSA raises problems experienced by foreign nationals with banking sector

By Barbara Whittle Earlier this year the LSSA’s Immigration and Refugee Law Committee raised areas of concern with the Banking Association of South Africa relating to problems being experienced by […]

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Free online legislation project launched

By Kathleen Kriel The Oliver R Tambo Law Library at the University of Pretoria, in partnership with the South African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII) and the Constitutional Court Trust recently […]

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Developments in environmental law – ELA 2013 annual conference

By Angela van der Berg The Environmental Law Association (ELA) held its annual conference at Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal in July. Approximately 80 people attended the event that was partially sponsored by […]

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De Rebus contributor retires after 38 years

By Kathleen Kriel After 38 years of contributing to the ‘Recent articles and research’ column in De Rebus, Professor Henk Delport has decided that it is time to retire as […]

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