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In contravention of legislation … ?

By the financial forensic unit of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund Section 78(2A) of the Attorneys Act 53 of 1979 and s 86(4) of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 […]

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Default judgment

By Mohammed Moolla Default judgment is a judgment entered against a party who has failed to defend a claim that has been brought by another party. Where the defendant fails […]

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Notarial Practice 2016 Syllabus

The examiners expect candidates to be able to draft various documents with reasonable competence, to satisfy themselves that the candidates have the necessary knowledge of the legal principles underlying the […]

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The review of municipal awarded tenders: Regulation 50 of the municipal supply chain management regulations and s 7(2) of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act

DDP Valuers (Pty) Ltd v Madibeng Local Municipality (SCA) (unreported case no 233/2015, 1-10-2015) (Mhlantla JA (Mpati P, Lewis, Bosielo and Swain JJA concurring)) By Yashin Bridgemohan Regulation 50 of […]

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‘Unlawfully’ obtained Facebook communication admissible in court

Harvey v Niland and Others (ECG) (unreported case no 5021/2015, 3-12-2015) (Plasket J) By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Our right to privacy on social media in the workplace has been put in […]

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New Legislation

Legislation published from 1 – 26 February 2016                       Bills introduced Appropriation Bill B3 of 2016. Division of Revenue Bill […]

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Employment law update

                    Unequal pay claims – unfounded pay disparity claim In South African Municipal Workers Union and Another v Nelson Mandela Bay […]

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Dismissal for failure to submit for medical treatment

By Moffat Ndou In a recent decision of the Labour Court in EWN v Pharmaco Distribution (Pty) Ltd (LC) (unreported case no JS654/10, 22-9-2015) (LaGrange J), the court had the […]

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Recent articles and research

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 the title of […]

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Oscar Pistorius and s 276(1)(i) placement on correctional supervision

By Brenda Wardle In S v Pistorius (GP) (unreported case no CC113/2013,12-9-2014) (Maspia J), Masipa J sentenced Oscar Pistorius to a five year imprisonment term pursuant to the provisions of […]

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