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Constitutional Court in Mhlongo v S; Nkosi v S (CC) (unreported case no 148/14, 149/14, 25-6-2015) (Theron AJ) restores common law position existed before Ndhlovu and Others v S [2002] 3 All SA 760 (SCA)

By Ananias Tshabalala The Constitutional Court (CC) has restored the common law position that extra-curial statements against co-accused are inadmissible. The court held that admitting extra-curial admissions against a co-accused […]

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The invalidity of a taxpayer’s objection

By Alan Lewis This article, will consider the legal basis on which the South African Revenue Service (Sars) may declare an objection to be invalid and identify the remedies, which […]

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New legislation published from 3 – 31 August 2015

                    BILLS INTRODUCED Criminal Matters Amendment Bill B20 of 2015. Public Service Commission Amendment Bill B21 of 2015. Refugees Amendment Bill […]

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Employment law update

                    Can a party be joined to proceedings after conciliation? In Kunyuza and Another v Ace Wholesalers (Pty) Ltd 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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The use of emolument attachment orders, jurisdiction and forum shopping under the spotlight

By Bouwer van Niekerk Much has been written in the press and elsewhere about the recent judgment of University of Stellenbosch Legal Aid Clinic and Others v Minister of Justice […]

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Letters to the editor

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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People and practices

  Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has four new appointments.                                   […]

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Ugandan delegation visit

Compiled by Barbara Whittle A delegation of Ugandan members of parliament visited the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Legal Education and Development division (LEAD) in July on a study […]

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The lazy man’s suretyship: Are unlimited debts of limited application?

By Robert dos Santos Due to the extensive use of suretyship agreements within South Africa, certain terms have become standardised through years of repeated application. It is questionable, however, whether […]

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