Issues

Prosecutor attacks a threat to democracy

By Kim Hawkey – Editor Last month the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the General Council of the Bar (GCB) spoke out against recent attacks on prosecutors and […]

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Employment law update – Unprotected strike – third party’s right to apply for an interdict

South African Post Office Ltd v Tas Appointment and Management Services CC and Others (LC) (unreported case no J112/12, 13-2-2012) (Lagrange J) By Moksha Naidoo The issue for decision in […]

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Employment law update – Retrenchment

By Talita Laubscher The applicant in Naidoo v MB Technologies (Pty) Ltd and Others [2012] 2 BLLR 191 (LC) contended that she was unfairly discriminated against on the basis of […]

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Time for estate duty to go?

By Barry Ger They say that nothing in life is certain except death and taxes, but what about taxes that arise on death? Attorneys involved in estate planning will be […]

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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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