Issues

Do trust account advocates need a mind shift to deal with FICA?

Generally, legal practitioners operate within a given set of specified rules and procedures. With these, come certainty. Thus, the preference for legislation to be captured in writing, as well as […]

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Seen on social media – October 2019

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2019 (October) DR 15.

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Jurisdiction of the Labour Court – the conundrum continues

On 4 March, the Labour Court (LC) delivered a seminal judgment in the matter between Vodacom (Pty) Ltd and Others v National Association of South African Workers and Another (LC) […]

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The law reports – October 2019

August [2019] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 321 – 672); 2019 (8) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports (pp 919 – 1047) This column discusses judgments as and when they […]

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Individual employees cannot rely on s 187(1)(c) of the LRA to claim that their dismissals are automatically unfair

Jacobson v Vitalab (LC) (unreported case no JS 1042/19, 28-5-219) (Van Niekerk J) Van Niekerk J recently held that s 187(1)(c) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA), which […]

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New legislation – October 2019

Legislation published from 2 – 31 August 2019 Bills National Health Insurance Bill B11 of 2019. Commencement of Acts Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017. Amendment and correction of […]

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Employment law update – Striking in support of a demand for equal pay

In Comair Ltd v National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Others [2019] 8 BLLR 812 (LC), Comair had established an Employment Equity Forum (the EEF) in accordance with […]

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Recent articles and research – October 2019

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 not published […]

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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, to which court will foreclosures go? A brief analysis of recent foreclosure proceedings and a consideration of the need for specialised foreclosure courts in SA

By Ciresh Singh The foreclosure against a home involves a delicate balancing of homeowner and creditor rights, in particular, the creditor’s contractual security rights and the homeowner’s constitutional rights. Foreclosure […]

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If Sars fails, democracy fails

By Kgomotso Ramotsho South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner, Edward Kieswetter, said the success of Sars is integrally linked to the well-being of South Africa’s democracy and if Sars fails, […]

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