Issues

Court dismisses appeal due to no prospect of success

FourieFismer Inc and Others v Road Accident Fund and Others (Maponya Inc intervening); Mabunda Inc and Others v Road Accident Fund; Diale Mogashoa Inc v Road Accident Fund (GP) (unreported […]

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New legislation – August 2020

Legislation published from 1 – 30 June 2020   Bills Adjustments Appropriation Bill B10 of 2020. Disaster Management Tax Relief Administration Bill B12 of 2020. Disaster Management Tax Relief Bill […]

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Employment law update – Dismissal for incompatibility

In Zeda Car Leasing (Pty) Ltd t/a Avis Fleet v Van Dyk [2020] 6 BLLR 549 (LAC), the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) considered whether the employee’s dismissal for operational requirements […]

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Employment law update – Dismissed for lodging an internal grievance – can an employee claim an automatically unfair dismissal?

DBT Technologies (Pty) Ltd v Garnevsha (LAC) (unreported case no JA61/2018, 18-5-2020) (Murphy AJA with Sutherland JA and Waglay JP concurring) In terms of s 187(1)(d) of the Labour Relations […]

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Recent articles and Research – August 2020

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 […]

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Balancing the landowners’ right to evict with the unlawful occupiers right of access to adequate housing and the government’s legitimate interest therein

In the pre-constitutional dispensation, the court could grant an eviction order without considering the risk of homelessness to the evictees. This was possible because there was no constitutional right of […]

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An LLB degree at 69 proves it is never too late to study

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Military Veteran, Phillip Dhlamini’s lifelong dream of becoming a legal practitioner finally came true when the 69-year-old obtained his LLB degree with the class of 2020 from […]

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The delay of COVID-19 test results and medical misdiagnosis may have legal implications

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Legal practitioner, Mthokozisi Maphumulo, who deals with matters of Association and Litigation at Adams and Adams said that the enormous pressure on South Africa’s (SA’s) frail health […]

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Apply to be on the LSSA arbitrators/mediators’ panel

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) regularly updates its legal practitioner panel of arbitrators, mediators and experts, which is used as its primary source when the […]

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Unemployment Insurance Fund’s COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has published a concise, easy-to-understand guide on the Unemployment Insurance Fund’s COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (UIF/TERS) benefit. The Scheme […]

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