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The law reports – November 2019

September 2019 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 323); September 2019 (2) South African Criminal Law Reports (pp 243 – 354) This column discusses judgments as and when […]

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What is the ‘law of the land’ when dealing with hearsay evidence during arbitration proceedings

Exxaro Coal (Pty) Ltd v Chipana and Others (LAC) (unreported case no JA161/17, 27-6-2019) (Coppin JA (Murphy and Savage AJJA concurring)) In the recent judgment of Exxaro Coal (Pty) Ltd […]

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Children need to be protected by s 12(1)(c) of the Constitution

  Freedom of Religion South Africa v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others (CC) (unreported case no CCT320/17, 18-9-2019) (Mogoeng CJ) (unanimous) The Constitutional Court (CC) was tasked […]

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New legislation – November 2019

Legislation published from 2 – 30 September 2019 Bills Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill B12 of 2019. Commencement of Acts Public Audit Excess Fee Act 20 of 2019. Commencement: […]

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Employment law update – Compensation for substantively unfair dismissal where reinstatement is not appropriate

In United National Transport Union obo Schrenk v Levy NO and Others [2019] 9 BLLR 970 (LC), an employee was dismissed after relaying an idiom that compared his subordinates to […]

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Employment law update – Competent verdict – employee charged for dishonesty yet dismissed for negligence

EOH ABANTU (Pty) Ltd v Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration and Others (LAC) (unreported case no JA4/18, 15-8-2019) (Murphey AJA with Waglay JP and Savage AJA concurring). Under what […]

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Recent articles and research – November 2019

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 not published […]

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Does South African legislation provide sufficient protection for employees with Internet addiction in the workplace?

  The Internet has become an increasing part of many people’s day-to-day working lives and issues surrounding the use, abuse and addiction have surfaced. Internet addiction has serious implications on […]

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Inaugural LSSA attorneys’ association establishment meeting held

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will be establishing provincial attorneys’ associations in the nine provinces of South Africa. To do this, the LSSA will be […]

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People and practices – October 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Fasken in Johannesburg has three new appointments. All People and practices submissions are converted to the De Rebus house style. Please note, in future issues, five […]

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