April 2021

New legislation – April 2021

Legislation published from 1 – 28 February 2021 Bills Division of Revenue Bill B3 of 2021. Appropriation Bill B4 of 2021. Special Appropriation Bill B5 of 2021. Promulgation of Acts […]

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A purposive interpretative approach to the calculation of mineral royalties

Commissioner, South African Revenue Service v United Manganese of Kalahari (Pty) Ltd 2020 (4) SA 428 (SCA) In United Manganese of Kalahari (Pty) Ltd, the taxpayer, United Manganese of Kalahari […]

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Employment law update – Suspension without pay

In American Products Services (Pty) Ltd v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration and Others [2021] 1 BLLR 64 (LC), the employee was employed by American Products Services (the Company) […]

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Employment law update – Polygraph test and circumstantial evidence

Goldplat Recovery Pty Ltd v CCMA and Others (LC) (unreported case no JR488/2019, 3-2-2021) (Tlhotlhalemaje J). In September 2018 an employee of the applicant was found with 1,5 kg of […]

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Recent articles and research – April 2021

Please note that the below abbreviations are to be found in italics at the end of the title of articles and are there to give reference to the title of […]

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WhatsApp Saga – a reminder of the importance of POPIA in South Africa

The recent announcement by Facebook, which is the parent company of WhatsApp, regarding the modification of their data collection structure to its terms and conditions, was met with caution and […]

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