Recent articles and research

November 27th, 2015

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 the title of the journal the article is published in. To access the article, please contact the publisher directly. Where articles are available on an open access platform, articles will be hyperlinked on De Rebus Digital.


Abbreviation Title Publisher Volume/issue
APPLJ African Public Procurement Law Journal Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University (2015) 2.1
EL Employment law LexisNexis 2015 October
ILJ Industrial Law Journal Juta (2015) Vol 36 October
  LitNet Akademies (Regte) 2015 September
PLD Property Law Digest LexisNexis 2015 September
SLR Stellenbosch Law Review Juta (2015) 26.2


Accessing articles from publishers

Child law

Boezaart, T ‘“Wrongful life” – The Constitutional Court paved the way for law reform’ (2015) 26 (2) SLR 399.

Doek, JE ‘Article 6 CRC and the views of the CRC Committee’ (2015) 26 (2) SLR 254.

Henaghan, M and Ballantyne, R ‘Child poverty in New Zealand: A contravention of articles 6 and 27 of the Convention on the Rights of Child 1989’ (2015) 26 (2) SLR 380.

Holness, W ‘The implications of article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child for the State, children of parents with intellectual disabilities who are “at risk of neglect” and their parents’  (2015) 26 (2) SLR 318.

Macfarlane, LA Barnes ‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention of the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’ (2015) 26 (2) SLR 424.

Sloan, B ‘Fostering and adoption as means of securing article 6 rights in England’ (2015) 26 (2) SLR 363.

Sloth-Nielsen, J and Philpott, S ‘The intersection between article 6 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and early development childhood’ (2015) 26 (2) SLR 295.

Sutherland, EE ‘The child’s right to life, survival and development: Evolution and progress’ (2015) 26 (2) SLR 272.

Credit law

Rautenbach, IM ‘Vonnisbespreking: Die toepassing van die gemeenregtelike in duplum-reël tydens gedingvoering, grondwetlike proporsionaliteit en die skeiding van magte’ LitNet Akademies (Regte) 2015-9-22.

Labour law

Bassuday, K and Rycroft, A ‘Incapacity or disability? The implications for jurisdiction’ (2015) 36 October ILJ 2516.

Collier D and ShawGambling with industrial peace: Non-disclosure of business information and the decision in National Union of Public Service & Allied Workers obo Mani & Others v National Lotteries Board’ (2015) 36 October ILJ 2503.

Dancaster, L and Cohen, T ‘Leave for working fathers in the SADC Region’ (2015) 36 October ILJ 2474.

Grogan, J ‘“Derivative conduct” – not a trap to snare the (apparently) innocent’ (2015) October EL 4.

Grogan, J ‘Delayed reinstatement – how do employees recover their losses’ (2015) October EL 13.

Idensohn, K ‘“The Labour Courts” jurisdiction over claims for alleged employee breaches of fiduciary duty’ (2015) 36 October ILJ 2495.

Landman, A and Ndou, M ‘Some thoughts on developments regarding the recovery of damages for pure psychiatric or psychological injury sustained in the workplace’ (2015) 36 October ILJ 2460.

Robertson, BDoes the new code of good practice on “equal pay for equal work” justify its existence?’ (2015) 36 October ILJ 2522.

Van Niekerk, A ‘The Labour courts, fairness and the rule of law’ (2015) 36 October ILJ 2451.

Procurement law

Udeh, KT ‘Nigerian National Council on Public Procurement: Addressing the Unresolved Legal Issues’ (2015) 2.1 APPLJ 1

Property law

Botha M ‘The recent amendments to the management rules in the Sectional Titles Act’ (2015) September PLD 6.

King, A and Potgieter, A ‘Developments and demolition orders – a risky business’ (2015) September PLD 2.

Meryl Federl BA HDip Lib (Wits) is an archivist at the Johannesburg Society of Advocates library. E-mail:

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This article was first published in De Rebus in 2015 (Dec) DR 52.