January/February 2021

An absolute or flexible restriction: Can prohibited practices be prosecuted three years after the practice ceased?

Competition Commission of South Africa v Pickfords Removals SA (Pty) Limited 2020 (10) BCLR 1204 (CC) On 24 June 2020 the Constitutional Court (CC) handed down a landmark judgment in […]

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Taxation review – taxing master ignoring court order

Nedbank Limited v Gordon NO and Others (GP) (unreported case no 8938/17, 16-8-2019) (Mabuse J) By Solomon Gordon The Nedbank case is an important judgment dealing with principles relating to […]

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New legislation – January/February 2021

Legislation published from 1 November – 31 December 2020 Bills Traditional Courts Bill B1C of 2017. Traditional Courts Bill B1D of 2017. Cybercrimes Bill B6B of 2017. Cybercrimes Bill B6D […]

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Employment law update – Constructive dismissal as a result of bullying

In Centre for Autism Research and Education CC v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration and Others [2020] 11 BLLR 1123 (LC), the employees were employed as special needs teachers […]

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Employment law update – Unlawfulness v unfairness

Chubisi v SABC and Others (LC) (unreported case no J1169/20, 2-11-2020) (Tlhotlhalemaje J). The applicant employee commenced her employ with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in April 2011 as […]

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Recent articles and research – January/February 2021

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 […]

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Recent NPA appointments reflect transformation and gender empowerment

By Kgomotso Ramotsho President Cyril Ramaphosa has made four senior appointments at the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), in terms of ss 9(1) and 11(1) of the National Prosecuting Authority Act […]

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Lockdown highlighted critical challenges on the independence of the judiciary

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng, said the lockdown, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has highlighted several critical challenges, which impacted negatively on the independence of the judiciary and […]

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LexisNexis launches GBV resource centre online

By Kgomotso Ramotsho LexisNexis held a Rule of Law webinar on 4 December 2020 as an initiative for the 16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Senior lecturer in Child […]

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Retired Justice Desai appointed as the Legal Services Ombud

By Kgomotso Ramotsho President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed recently retired Justice Sirajudien Desai as the Legal Services Ombud in terms of s 47 of the Legal Practice Act 28 of […]

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