Issues

LSSA Task Team interrogates Legal Practice Bill and plans to meet with advocates on way forward

By Barbara Whittle The publication of the long-awaited Legal Practice Bill was announced by Justice Minister Jeff Radebe during his budget vote address in mid-May and was published that same […]

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Greater information protection on its way

By Nomfundo Manyathi On 17 May 2012 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) held a media briefing in Johannesburg to discuss the Protection of Personal Information Bill (B9 of 2009), which is likely to be […]

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South African child law expert receives global award

By Nomfundo Manyathi Director of the Centre for Child Law at the University of Pretoria, Professor Ann Skelton, received an honorary award from the World’s Children’s Prize Foundation at a […]

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Labour law amendments on the cards

By Nomfundo Manyathi Draft legislation to amend the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA) was the topic at a […]

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Three scoop De Rebus prizes

By Nomfundo Manyathi Cape Town attorneys Richard English and Megan Jackson have jointly won the 2011 LexisNexis Prize for Legal Practitioners for the best article by a practising attorney published in […]

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Transformation of state legal services

By Nomfundo Manyathi On 21 May 2012 Justice Minister Jeff Radebe introduced a framework aimed at revolutionising the public legal sector to enable it to provide a high standard of […]

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Justice budget vote speech 2012

By Nomfundo Manyathi Minister Jeff Radebe delivered the Justice Department’s budget vote speech on 17 May 2012. In addition to the budget allocation, the Minister spoke about the discussion document on […]

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A helping hand

By Kim Hawkey – Editor When under strain at home or at work, some people find solace in drugs or alcohol, excessive gambling or eating disorders, while others may feel […]

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A Practical Guide to Disciplinary Hearings

By Michael Opperman Cape Town: Juta Law (2011) 1st edition Price: R 280 (incl VAT) 296 pages (soft cover) A Practical Guide to Disciplinary Hearings by Michael Opperman focuses on […]

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Administrative Law in South Africa

By Cora Hoexter Cape Town: Juta Law (2012) 2nd edition Price: R 550 (incl VAT) 694 pages (soft cover) The rapid growth in administrative law over the past 60 years […]

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