Issues

New legislation – March 2019

Bills Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill B23C and D of 2015. Public Service Commission Amendment Bill 21A to D of 2015. Electoral Laws Amendment Bill B33A and B of 2018. […]

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Employment law update – Discrimination on religious grounds

In TDF Network Africa (Pty) Ltd v Faris [2018] JOL 40638 (LAC), the employee was dismissed for refusing to work on Saturdays as she was a member of the Seventh […]

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Employment law update – Narrow v wide interpretation of the term an ‘arbitrary ground’

Naidoo and Others v Parliament of the Republic of South Africa (LC) (unreported case no C865/2016, 12-12-2018) (Prinsloo J). In Naidoo the court admitted conflicting judgments on whether to subscribe […]

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Recent articles and research – March 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 articles […]

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Public Interest Litigation in South Africa

By Jason Brickhill (contributing ed) Cape Town: Juta (2018) 1st edition Price R 645 (incl VAT) 390 pages (soft cover) The importance of the recent publication, ‘Public interest litigation in […]

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LSSA warns LPC of anti-competitive aspects in draft Code of Conduct

By Barbara Whittle In its comments to the Legal Practice Council (LPC) on the draft Code of Conduct submitted in early February, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) recommended […]

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LSSA conference to focus on challenges of corruption, member interests and young lawyers

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) annual conference on 29 and 30 March, which will be held at The Maslow Time Square in Pretoria, will focus […]

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Legitimate interest concept discussed at data protection seminar

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Werksmans Attorneys hosted a Data Protection Seminar on 14 February in Johannesburg. Members of the panel discussed various issues with regard to data processing and legitimate interest […]

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Prescription Alert System Communication – external stakeholders

In an attempt to enhance its service offering to the profession, the Attorneys Insurance Indemnity Fund NPC (AIIF), has developed a new IT platform on which the Prescription Alert system […]

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Journey of women lawyers in the profession

By Mapula Sedutla The Mpumalanga branch of the South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) held its annual general meeting (AGM) in November 2018 in White River under the theme ‘Corruption […]

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