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Does SA have the required framework for mutual legal assistance and extradition?

By Mohammed Moolla It is generally accepted that once a crime has been committed, it should be investigated, the perpetrator should stand trial and on conviction be punished for their […]

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Determining the crime for concealment of birth

  As an assessor in the High Court for approximately ten years after my formal retirement in 2010, the experience of confrontation with legal issues has exposed me to prosecutions […]

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The law reports – April 2019

February 2019 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 327 – 655); January [2019] 1 All South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 289) This column discusses judgments as and when […]

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The ranking of the business rescue practitioner’s claim in liquidation proceedings

Diener NO v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and Others 2019 (2) BCLR 214 (CC) It is now trite in South African law that an interpretive procedure includes considering […]

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An employer cannot use a big fish to catch a small fish

Rinsa (Pty) Ltd t/a Ultra City Middleburg v National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Others (LC) (unreported case no JR545/15, 5-12-2018) (Nkutha-Nkontwana J) This article considers the recent […]

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New legislation – April 2019

Legislation published from 1 – 28 February 2019 Bills National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill B14C of 2017. National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill B14D of 2017. Carbon Tax Bill […]

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Divorce and the injustice to children caused by parental alienation

‘Parental alienation is a set of processes and behaviours conducted and enacted by a parent to deliberately and knowingly damage or sever the relationship between a child and another parent […]

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Employment law update – Employers permitted to take prima facie decision on need to retrench

In South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union and Others v JDG Trading (Pty) Ltd [2019] 2 BLLR 117 (LAC), JDG Trading (JDG) concluded a collective agreement with the […]

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Employment law update – Severance pay and a new amendment to the BCEA

Question: I am a teacher who was permanently employed during 2018. I only worked a year and was retrenched due to lack of learner registration this year, so I was […]

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Recent articles and research – April 2019

By Meryl Federl 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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