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RAF liability: Reconsidering supplier claims

Payment of suppliers (such as hospitals and medical practitioners) as separate claims (separate from third party’s s 17(1) personal claim) in terms of s 17(5) of the Road Accident Fund […]

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Constitutionally imperative: Ensuring public participation in the law-making process

Linda Nyati submits that the Freedom Charter declared that ‘the people shall govern’ (L Nyati ‘Public participation: What has the Constitutional Court given the public?’ (2008) 12 Law, Democracy & […]

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Ensuring justice: An urgent need for amendments to safeguard vulnerable witnesses testifying in open court

Victims of sexual offences bring with them to the courtroom the disturbing experience of abuse, violence, and family conflict. These experiences are traumatic with the result that these victims may […]

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Shining a light on trade secrets and intellectual property rights

By Ramon Camarinha Definitional elements Generally held, in South African jurisprudence, trade secrets are intellectual property rights on confidential information, which may be sold or licensed (EA Rowe and SK […]

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Examining the South African case against Israel before the International Court of Justice

Recent legal developments at the ICJ It is the argument of this article that it is critical to first examine the pertinent international law principles relating to the structure and […]

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X marks the spot – what happens to Twitter’s IP now?

In July 2023, Elon Musk announced the rebranding of Twitter to X. X is one of the most popular social media platforms with 368 million monthly active users in 2024 […]

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Rational distinction debated on the Legal Practice Act

The Constitution serves as the supreme source of law in the country (see s 2), it equally serves as the foundation of all other laws that end up being promulgated […]

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Bills and bottles: Mediation and the rights of the unborn to maintenance

When a mother conceives an unborn child – she is not in terms of our domestic legislation in the Maintenance Act 99 of 1998 allowed to claim maintenance from the […]

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What challenges have arisen after the General Laws Amendment Act enactment?

The General Laws (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing) Amendment Act 22 of 2022 (General Laws Amendment Act) was fast tracked through Parliament and has the effect of amending five […]

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Postponements that might lead to injustice – a discussion on s 342A regulating criminal procedure

When a matter has been on a court roll for a considerable amount of time, the defence will usually bring an application for the matter to be struck off the […]

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