June 2019

Indigenous communities and land claims – a discussion

By George Barrie In the article ‘Revisiting the term “community” in the South African context’ 2018 (Dec) DR 18, Udo Richard Averweg and Professor Marcus Leaning once again brought to […]

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The law reports – June 2019

April 2019 (2) South African Law Reports (pp 329 – 658); February [2019] 1 All South African Law Reports (pp 291 – 584); March [2019] 1 All South African Law […]

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LLB graduates from private institutions are qualified to enter professional legal practice

Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd v The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society and Others (KZP) (unreported case no 9090/18, 22-2-2019) (Sibiya AJ) In this significant judgment, the applicant was the Independent […]

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Legality of occupation of property by homeless persons

Ngomane and Others v City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality and Another (SCA) (unreported case no 734/2017, 3-4-2019) (Maya P) (Dambuza, Van der Merwe, Schippers JJA and Nicholls AJA concurring) ‘Homelessness […]

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Professional indemnity insurance

Centriq Insurance Limited v Oosthuizen and Another (SCA) (unreported case no 237/2018, 14-3-2019) (Cachalia JA) (Mbha, Mathopo JJA and Dlodlo and Rogers AJJA concurring) The Supreme Court of Appeal’s (SCA) […]

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New legislation – June 2019

Legislation published from 29 March – 30 April 2019 Commencement of Acts Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act 1 of 2017, ss 2(a) and (c), 3(c), 17, 20, 21(b), 24, 39 […]

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Employment law Update – Political party instigating workers to strike

In Calgan Lounge (Pty) Ltd v National Union of Furniture and Allied Workers Union of South Africa and Others [2019] 4 BLLR 393 (LC), representatives of a political party paid […]

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Employment law Update – Interdicting a strike in terms of s 19 of the Labour Relations Amendment Act

Mahle Behr SA (Pty) Ltd v NUMSA and Others; Foskor (Pty) Ltd v NUMSA and Others (LC) (unreported case no D448/19, D439/19, 20-3-2019) (Gush J). The transitional provisions as per […]

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Recent articles and research – June 2019

By Meryl Federl Accessing articles from publishers For LexisNexis articles contact: customercare@lexisnexis.co.za for the publication details. For individual journal articles pricing and orders from Juta contact Philippa van Aardt at pvanaardt@juta.co.za. For journal […]

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Department of Justice holds dialogue with legal fraternity

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Former Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, held a dialogue with members of the legal fraternity on 10 April in Johannesburg. Mr Masutha discussed challenges […]

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