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Employment law update – Bargaining Council varying the time period, as set out in the LRA, in which to refer disputes – lawful or not?

Appels v Education Labour Relations Council and Others (LAC) (unreported case no JA19/18, 10-7-2019) (Waglay JP with Jappie and Coppin JJA concurring). Section 191(1)(b)(ii) of the Labour Relations Act 66 […]

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Recent articles and research – September 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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Nasciturus fiction: Relics of outdated perspective

The desire to prevent antenatal harm and the need to pre-empt foetal mortality has universally necessitated legal protection of unborn children. To achieve this goal, scientific and legal mechanisms designed […]

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Muslim Personal Law in South Africa: Evolution and Future Status

By Najma Moosa and Suleman Dangor (eds) Cape Town: Juta (2019) 1st edition Price R 695 (incl VAT) 465 pages (soft cover)   When South Africa (SA) crossed the Rubicon […]

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Female legal practitioners shine at WOZA Awards

By Kgomotso Ramotsho History was made as female legal practitioners were honoured at the first Women in Law Awards (WOZA). The event took place in Johannesburg on 3 August. Kgomotso […]

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The legal profession needs a helpline where sexual harassment can be reported

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held a women’s talk session under the theme ‘#TIMESUP – Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession: It’s Time for Change,’ […]

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Titles do not make a good judge

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) hosted the annual Judicial Skills Training Project in partnership with the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) in White River, […]

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People and practices – August 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed This year, Durban-based law firm Livingston Leandy Inc celebrates its 130th anniversary. Current Managing Director, Subashnee Moodley, attributes the firm’s 130 years of excellence to an […]

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Conveyancing examination update: What has the LSSA done so far?

Following the discussions on conveyancing examinations at the recent Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and National Association of Democratic Lawyers annual conferences, the LSSA has made headway in ensuring […]

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Letters to the editor – August 2019

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their identities […]

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