Archive 2015

Court-annexed mediation officially launched

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Justice Department officially launched the court-annexed mediation in Mahikeng on 16 February. The mediation service provides an alternative dispute resolution mechanism that allows for negotiated settlement […]

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LSNP to have elections for councillors

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) has rescinded the suspension of r 30.2 and 31 to 43, which relate to the election of councillors. This […]

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New Sheriff’s Board appointed

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Michael Masutha, has appointed 11 members to serve on the newly constituted South African Board of Sheriffs. The term of […]

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Gumede, Fischer and Omar fondly remembered at NADEL AGM

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its national conference and annual general meeting (AGM) at the end of February. The AGM was held in Cape […]

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Exciting times ahead

By Mapula Thebe – editor In the next few months, De Rebus will be embarking on a process of redesigning its website so that it can be accessible on all […]

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Workplace Law

By John Grogan Cape Town: Juta (2014) 11th edition Price: R 675 (incl VAT) 518 pages (soft cover) Juta has recently published the 11th edition of John Grogan’s Workplace Law. […]

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Everyone has the right to life – Fact or a nasciturus fiction?

By Valerie Teresa Smit The debate surrounding pre-natal life is a multifaceted and convoluted legal topic, notwithstanding the various religious and philosophical arguments it triggers. Without becoming all dogmatic about […]

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Employment law update – Joinder v Jurisdiction

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa v Intervalve (Pty) Ltd and Others (CC) (unreported case no CCT 72/14, 12-12-2014) (Cameron J) By Moksha Naidoo Can an employee who alleges […]

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Employment law update – Must discipline be consistently applied?

By Talita Laubscher and Monique Jefferson While there is a general rule that discipline must be consistently applied, the Labour Appeal Court (per Waglay JP, Ndlovu JA and Coppin AJA) […]

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The law reports – March 2015

Heinrich Schulze BLC LLB (UP) LLD (Unisa) is a professor of law at Unisa. January 2015 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 313); [2014] 4 All SA Law Reports […]

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