July 2016

Are there issues with laws passed after 1994?

Government has undertaken a task to relook at all laws that were passed after 1994. The High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental […]

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Letters to the editor

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their […]

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Deputy Chief Justice Moseneke retires

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang Moseneke has retired from the Bench of the Constitutional Court. On 20 May, a special sitting was held at the Constitutional Court […]

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Find an advocate on new Pretoria Bar website

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Pretoria Society of Advocates (Pretoria Bar) launched its new website in May. This means that attorneys looking for counsel that accept briefs in specific fields can […]

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The criminalisation of cartel conduct

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Webber Wentzel recently held a breakfast seminar on the criminalisation of cartel conduct. The seminar took place at its offices in Sandton on 17 May. The seminar […]

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Latest copyright judgment discussed at Press Club

By Kathleen Kriel The National Press Club held a discussion regarding the latest copyright judgment entitled ‘The possible implications for the future of journalism’. The discussion was held on 17 […]

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Destruction of essential infrastructure now a criminal offence

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Criminal Matters Amendment Act 18 of 2015 (the Act) is now operational, it commenced on 1 June. According to the Government Gazette, the Act amends the […]

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NADEL’s National Gender Desk and Cell C ‘Take a Girl Child to Work Day’

By Harshna Munglee, National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) branches all over the country, participated in the Cell C ‘Take a Girl Child to Work Day’ on 26 May. This […]

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Silas Nkanunu honoured

By Mapula Thebe In April the United Cricket Club together with the Law Society of South Africa held a dinner to honour National Democratic Lawyers Association (NADEL) honorary member, Silas […]

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The culture of racism and its effects on black legal practitioners

By Mapula Thebe The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its national general meeting (NGM) on 21 May in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. The NGM was held under the theme: ‘The culture of […]

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