Issues

The law reports – May 2012

Heinrich Schulze BLC LLB (UP) LLD (Unisa) is a professor of law at Unisa. March 2012 (2) The South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 335) [2012] 1 The All […]

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Reinstatement trumps other remedies

Lubbe v Roop NO and Others (LC) (unreported case no JR 1303/09, 20-1-2012) (Lagrange J) By Moksha Naidoo Section 193(2) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 obliges the […]

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Tax considerations when registering an external company in South Africa

By Erika Wessels The April 2012 edition of De Rebus contained an article by Heather Brownell on the legal matters to bear in mind when considering what constitutes an ‘employment […]

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Government’s duty to be a model litigant

By Ian Gough The commencement, defence and conduct of litigation by the government or its departments constitute the exercise of public power (A Dodek ‘Lawyering at the intersection of public […]

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The role of children’s views during divorce

By Clement Marumoagae The Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (the Act) makes provision for divorcing parents to consider the welfare of their minor children during divorce proceedings. The Act grants […]

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Why two is NOT better than one – The problem of amending legislation through other legislation

By Alison Dyer In recent years a trend has developed of amending an Act of parliament, not by means of a specific amendment Act, but by an Act covering another […]

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Limits to democracy in sectional title management

By Tertius Maree In terms of s 39(1) of the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986 (the Act), the functions and powers of a sectional title body corporate must be […]

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Registration of customary marriages still creates confusion

By Nomfundo Manyathi Customary marriages became legally recognised and protected in South Africa when the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998 (the Act) came into force in November […]

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Govender and Stemmett elected to head LSSA

Law Society of South Africa AGM 2012 The Law Society of South Africa’s annual general meeting took place from 26 to 27 March at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. On the […]

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Social media and the attorneys’ profession

Law Society of South Africa AGM 2012 The Law Society of South Africa’s annual general meeting took place from 26 to 27 March at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. On the […]

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