CANNABIS IN THE WORKPLACE

by Gabriella Pacitti The recent Constitutional Court judgement in Minister of Justice & Others v Prince & Others has decriminalised the cultivation, possession and...

BEWARE OF EMPLOYING TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES FOR A PERIOD LONGER THAN 3 MONTHS.

On 26 July 2018, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in a case concerning the interpretation of section 198A (3) (b) of the Labour...

AN ANALYSIS OF THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS HELD IN CUSTODY AS PER THE JUDGEMENT IN FLANAGAN V MINISTER OF SAFETY AND SECURITY (497/2017) 2018 ZASCA 96

Authored by Sydny Kokott The Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a landmark judgment with respect to the duty of police to ensure the...

WHAT TO KNOW WHEN IT COMES TO THE ACCESSIBILITY OF COMPANY RECORDS IN TERMS OF THE NEW COMPANIES ACT.

Authored by Isabel Kriek In the recent matter involving the application of section 26 of the Companies Act of 2008 (the Act), Gupta ally...

LANDLORDS BE SURE TO HAVE THE CLAUSE DESCRIBED BELOW CONTAINED IN YOUR LEASE AGREEMENT

The SCA today dismissed an appeal by a lessee against an order of eviction granted by the High Court, after the lessee had fallen...

FOLLOW THE CORRECT PROCEDURE WHEN TRYING TO EVICT A TENANT

BE SURE YOU FOLLOW THE CORRECT PROCEDURE WHEN TRYING TO EVICT A TENANT The Constitutional Court has handed down judgment in the matter of...

SOCIAL MEDIA: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION OR ONLINE DEFAMATION?

I read with interest the situation a friend found himself in after a posting on Facebook, which got me thinking about what our law really...

YOU CAN NO LONGER SUE A PERSON FOR HAVING AN AFFAIR

COURT FINDS THAT YOU CAN NO LONGER SUE A PERSON FOR HAVING AN AFFAIR WITH YOUR SPOUSE AND BREAKING UP THE MARRIAGE The Constitutional Court handed...

CHANGE TO THE NCA REGARDING VOID TRANSACTIONS

The Constitutional Court today handed down a judgment confirming a declaration of constitutional invalidity of a provision of the National Credit Act (NCA) concerning a...

THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT PROTECTS VULNERABLE BUYERS

Today, the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment concerning the protection of vulnerable purchasers who pay the full purchase price for residential property but are...