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New legislation

                Legislation published from 1 – 31 July 2015 PROMULGATION OF ACTS Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 5 of […]

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Employment law update

    The right to use sleeping facilities on work premises during a picket or lockout In Rooiport Developments (Pty) Ltd v Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and Others […]

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Recent articles and research

By Meryl Federl 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 reference to […]

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Debt collection system to be changed

In trying to curtail the abuse of the debt recovery procedure system, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development released a statement to say that it is finalising the Magistrates’ […]

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Letters to the editor August 2015

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make […]

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Court criticised over ‘Al-Bashir’ judgment

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele In June 2015, Sudan President Omar al-Bashir attended the African Union (AU) Summit hosted in South Africa. In 2009 and 2010 the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued […]

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Cuban Five comes to South Africa

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Cuban Five were in South Africa recently. They came to the country to thank South Africans for the role they played in their release. De Rebus had […]

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SA and UK compare notes and celebrate the Constitution and Magna Carta

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Constitutional Court and the British High Commission in Pretoria recently held a reception to mark the 21st anniversary of the South African Constitution and the 800th […]

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Swaziland court orders immediate release of human rights lawyer

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Swazi human rights lawyer, Thulani Maseko and the editor of monthly publication, The Nation magazine, Bheki Makhubu, have finally been released from prison. They were released on […]

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People and practices

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in Johannesburg has two new appointments.               Cox Yeats in Durban has three new promotions.     […]

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