June 2023

The legal profession is highly competitive and unforgiving to black females

    In this month’s Young Thought Leaders feature, De Rebus news reporter, Kgomotso Ramotsho, spoke to legal practitioner Palesa Ledwaba, who was recently appointed as the Managing Director at […]

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The law reports – June 2023

April [2023] 2 All South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 296); March – April 2023 Judgments Online   Abbreviations: GJ: Gauteng Local Division, Johannesburg GP: Gauteng Division, Pretoria KZP: […]

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The court may grant leave to appeal and deal with a matter even though it is moot

Minister of Tourism and Others v Afriforum NPC and Another (CC) (unreported case no CCT 318/21, 8-2-2023) (Zondo CJ (Maya DCJ, Baqwa AJ, Madlanga J, Majiedt J, Mathopo J, Mbatha […]

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An exploration of s 7(7) and 7(8) of the Divorce Act 70 of 1979: Towards a legislative reform

CNN v NN [2023] JOL 58028 (GJ)   By Mukwevho Donald   Section 7(8) of the Divorce Act 70 of 1979 provides that the court, when making an order pertaining […]

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Employment law update – Retirement age

In Bester v SITA (SOC) Ltd [2023] 4 BLLR 303 (LC) an employee alleged that he was forced to retire and, therefore, that the termination of his employment was automatically […]

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New legislation – June 2023

Legislation published from 11 – 28 April 2023 By Shanay Sewbalas and Johara Ally   Acts   Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Act 10 of 2022 Date of […]

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Recent articles and research – June 2023

          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 […]

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Can South Africa arrest President Putin pursuant to ICC warrant of arrest?

On the authorisation of President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Federation invaded Ukraine on 24 February 2022. Both Russia and Ukraine have levelled accusations of alleged heinous international crimes under the […]

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