Columns

Court bundles – how to prepare them properly

By Amarentiea Pienaar The purpose of this article is not to list specific examples of different court bundles and their indexes, but to list general guidelines on how to prepare […]

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The basic structure doctrine: A challenge to expropriation without compensation?

By Martin van Staden In February 2018, Parliament adopted a resolution in support of the concept of expropriation of private property without compensation. The resolution, among other things, directed the […]

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Applying Uniform r 23 into the landscape of tax litigation

By Dr Fareed Moosa Tax courts are created by s 116(1) of the Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011 (TAA). As such, by virtue of s 166(e) of the Constitution, […]

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The law reports – January/February 2019

November 2018 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 332); [2018] 4 All South African Law Reports October (pp 1 – 287) This column discusses judgments as and when […]

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Cyber liability insurance

By Anthony Pillay As recently as October 2018, the International Bar Association (IBA) published ‘Cybersecurity Guidelines’ (available at www.ibanet.org). The duty to safeguard the confidentiality of client information is as […]

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New legislation – January/February 2019

Legislation published from 1 November – 28 December 2018 Bills Foreign Service Bill B35A of 2015. Foreign Service Bill B35B of 2015. Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Bill […]

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The battles of single and unwed fathers

By Marici Corneli Samuelson Living in an era where many parents are not married, not living together or co-habiting, it is important for parents to know their rights and understand […]

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Employment law update – Changes to retirement age

In BMW (South Africa) (Pty) Limited v National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Another [2018] JOL 40518 (LAC), an employee approached the Labour Court (LC) alleging that her […]

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Employment law update – NUMSA obo members v Transnet SOC Ltd (LC) (unreported case no JS427/15, 31-10-2018) (Van Niekerk J)

Under the heading ‘Freedom of Association’ s 4(2)(a) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (the LRA) affords every employee the right to participate in lawful trade union activities. […]

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Limitation of police powers on search and seizure

Minister of Police and Others v Grace Kunjana 2016 (9) BCLR 1237 (CC) By Charné Dunn In the case of Minister of Police and Others v Grace Kunjana 2016 (9) […]

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