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Claiming damages for unlawful arrest

15:20 (GMT+2), Mon , 15 April 2019
Case: Minister of Police v Dhali In the matter of Minister of Police v Dhali, the Court was tasked in determining whether the arrest of the Plaintiff was lawful and if not,...

Independent Contractor or Temporary Employment Services

13:14 (GMT+2), Mon , 15 April 2019
Case: CHEP South Africa (Pty) Ltd v Shardlow N.O and Other In the above case, C Force rendered Pallet refurbishment services to CHEP South Africa. C Force was paid per...

Provisional winding up

12:59 (GMT+2), Mon , 15 April 2019
Case: Kriedemann and Another v One Division Investments 139 (Pty) Limited and Others The case Kriedemann and Another v One Division Investments 139 (Pty) Limited and...

Contributory negligence and the onus of proof

10:01 (GMT+2), Mon , 15 April 2019
Case: Mahlokoane v Road Accident Fund  The plaintiff sued the defendant for damages which he alleged he had sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He contended that the...

"Judgment was granted against me without my knowledge, what can I do?" - A brief summary of Default Judgments.

14:00 (GMT+2), Fri , 07 December 2018
It happens quite often that clients attend to an attorney's office and exclaim that they recently became aware of a Judgment having been granted against them. The implications...

Deregistration of companies: Company assets passing to the state and the concept of Bona Vacantia

14:08 (GMT+2), Wed , 28 November 2018
The deregistration of companies in South Africa is not an unusual occurrence. Section 82 of the Companies Act, Act 71 of 2008 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”),...

Are you accused of an offence?

16:01 (GMT+2), Tue , 27 November 2018
Have you been accused of an offence and informed that you are liable for the damages suffered by another? Have you perhaps been summoned to appear in court and unsure if such...

Casual Labour, Labour Broking and Temporary Employee Services

11:20 (GMT+2), Mon , 12 November 2018
  Many employers make use of Casual Labour, Labour Brokers and Temporary Employees but what is a casual Labourer and what type of relationship exists between the Labour...

Unfair dismissal in the workplace

12:17 (GMT+2), Tue , 06 November 2018
Every employee in South Africa has the right to fair labour practices, an environment where a person can work and feel safe within the course and scope of their employment...

Credit Agreements: should I be registered as a Credit Provider?

12:05 (GMT+2), Tue , 06 November 2018
What does the National Credit Act say?   Section 40(1) of the National Credit Act, Act 34 of 2005 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”),...

Contributory negligence: Why you may get less than you bargained for

09:59 (GMT+2), Mon , 05 November 2018
If someone causes damage to your person or property, you are, in most instances, entitled to claim the amount of such damage from the person who caused the damage. Before rushing...

Court clarifies impact of “business rescue” regime on admiralty matters

08:41 (GMT+2), Fri , 28 September 2018
Background The promulgation of the Companies Act 2008 in South Africa saw the introduction of a company rehabilitation process termed ‘business rescue’. As...

Wysiging van die wet op drankprodukte

15:14 (GMT+2), Thu , 30 August 2018
Die beoogde wysigings aan die Wet op Drankprodukte, Wet 60 van 1989; welke egter nog nie gefinaliseer is nie; beoog om die drankbedryf, en welke tipe drank as drank onder die wet...

Cryptocurrency: an analysis on what it really is and how it can be treated

09:26 (GMT+2), Fri , 24 August 2018
Cryptocurrency is a digital phenomenon sweeping the world and the media darling for the last few years has been Bitcoin but what is Bitcoin and, how in a world where the internet...

Professional negligence with in the attorney’s profession

08:04 (GMT+2), Thu , 16 August 2018
Within the modern day’s fast paced legal profession clients are more often than not faced with treacherous betrayals by the very professional individuals paid to look after...

Spoliation: when individuals take the law into their own hands

08:05 (GMT+2), Tue , 07 August 2018
Picture the following scenario:   X and Y enter into a purchase agreement in terms of which X purchases a motor vehicle from Y for the agreed purchase price of R...

“UNNATURAL VELD FIRE NEGLIGENCE”

12:32 (GMT+2), Fri , 27 July 2018
Unnatural veld fires are not only common in the southern parts of Africa but entail severe long term repercussions. The question however arises as to whether a person, who causes...

KNOWING THE RULES REGARDING SHARES OF PROFIT COMPANIES

08:31 (GMT+2), Fri , 27 July 2018
If one had to explain in layman’s terms what a share of a profit company is, one might say that such a company is divided into small pieces of value which are held by the...

RANKING OF BUSINESS RESCUE PRACTITIONERS FEES IN LIQUIDATION PROCEEDINGS

07:57 (GMT+2), Thu , 28 June 2018
The facts in Diener No v Minister of Justice and Others (2018) 1 ALL SA 317 (SCA) were as follows: On the 13 June 2012, the members passed a resolution placing the JD Bester CC...

CREDITORS’ CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS TO ACCOUNTS

15:57 (GMT+2), Tue , 19 June 2018
The executor is not obliged to male payment to a creditor until the account in which the claim is reflected has lain for inspection and any objections thereto have been disposed of...

Important information for all liquor traders in the Free State Province

14:26 (GMT+2), Thu , 31 May 2018
The following information could be very important for your members if they are unaware thereof:   Schedule 4 to the regulations issued in terms of the Free State...

Interdicts in Brief

08:52 (GMT+2), Wed , 23 May 2018
What is an Interdict and how does it operate? An interdict, according to Jones & Buckle( Jones & Buckle Civil Practice in the Magistrates Court SA 6ed 71), is an...

RAPE WITHIN THE WORKPLACE VERSUS COMPENSATION FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND DISEASES ACT

08:00 (GMT+2), Mon , 14 May 2018
There can be no more notorious invasion of a woman’s physical integrity and further more of her mental wellbeing than that of rape. We often encounter repulsive stories of...

Business Rescue

08:44 (GMT+2), Mon , 07 May 2018
Business rescue was introduced into our law in May 2011, however is it time for an overhaul? The business rescue legislation has resulted in a plethora of judgments from the...

RABS Bill vs RAF act

08:46 (GMT+2), Mon , 09 April 2018
In April 2017 the Minister of Transport gave notice in the Government Gazette of the intention to introduce the Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill 2017 (“RABS bill”)...

THE GUARDIAN’S FUND

07:53 (GMT+2), Thu , 05 April 2018
The guardians fund falls under the administration of the Master of the High Court. It is a fund created to hold and administer funds which are payable into the hands of the Master...

Important information for all liquor traders or budding/emergent liquor traders

13:59 (GMT+2), Fri , 16 March 2018
The following information could be very important for your members if they are unaware thereof.   The National Liquor Act regulates the manufacturing and...

The Restraint of Trade Agreement, What is it and how enforceable is it?

11:18 (GMT+2), Wed , 14 March 2018
Considering the economic plight of South Africa and the extremely high unemployment rate, prospective employees are willing to sign almost anything to secure employment and many...

UNLAWFUL ARREST “AS THE BASIS FOR A CLAIM FOR DAMAGES “

14:44 (GMT+2), Wed , 07 March 2018
Very often than not be it by way of local news reports or even social media we stumble upon horrific stories of innocent individual who were unfairly treated by The South African...

RECORDING OF CONTRACTS

07:42 (GMT+2), Fri , 08 December 2017
“ PROTECTING THE PURCHASER OF LAND ON INSTALMENTS “   In this instance we are talking about buyers who want to purchase a property but who do not...

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRUSTS

08:40 (GMT+2), Wed , 06 December 2017
 1. Introduction A trust is a legal arrangement in which certain amount of properties or assets are held by a person or entity for the benefit of others.  It involves...

THE CONSUMER’S RIGHT TO RETURN DEFECTIVE GOODS TO THE SUPPLIER

08:09 (GMT+2), Wed , 29 November 2017
If you have recently bought a product, for example a new laptop and discovered when you got home that the laptop does not want to switch on, you have the right in terms of the...

Daggagebruik dalk binnekort wettig?

09:59 (GMT+2), Tue , 21 November 2017
In die saak van Prince v Minister van Justisie en Grondwetlike Ontwikkeling en Andere; Rubin v Nasionale Direkteur van Openbare Vervolgings en Andere; Acton en Andere v Nasionale...

RETRENCHMENTS AND THE LRA

09:23 (GMT+2), Mon , 13 November 2017
Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA), as amended, permits an employer to dismiss employees for operational requirements or reasons. The phrase...

KEY PERSON INSURANCE IN FINANCIAL PLANNING

09:13 (GMT+2), Mon , 06 November 2017
The success of any business depends on certain key personnel, for example Directors, Managers of even technical staff with specialized skills. The premature death, disability or...

FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS’ AND THEIR INSURERS’ LIABILITY IN RESPECT OF INVESTMENT ADVICE

15:31 (GMT+2), Fri , 20 October 2017
Financial service providers (FSP’s) are required to take out indemnity insurance in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediaries Services Act, 2002 (FAIS Act). The FAIS...

The impact that the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI” act) will have on different role players in public and private sectors.

12:10 (GMT+2), Fri , 20 October 2017
  The Protection of Personal Information Act, more commonly referred to as the POPI act, seeks to regulate the processing of personal information. The objective of the...

Grondwetlike Hof gee nuwe kopers van eiendom gelyk

13:26 (GMT+2), Fri , 29 September 2017
In die saak van Jordaan and Others v City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and Others [2017] ZACC 31 wat aangehoor was in die Grondwetlike Hof (die “GH”) op 23 Mei...

CAN A DISCLAIMER OBSCURE MY LIABILITY

13:04 (GMT+2), Fri , 15 September 2017
CAN A DISCLAIMER OBSCURE MY LIABILITY   Consumers are regularly forced to accept the terms of an exemption or disclaimer clause on a take-it -or-leave it basis. More...

PRESCRIPTION OF DEBT

13:02 (GMT+2), Fri , 15 September 2017
PRESCRIPTION OF DEBT   Prescription of debt is regulated by The Prescription Act 68 of 1969 (“the act”). In terms of Section 11 of the Act the period of...

EXCEPTION TO THE WITHOUT PREJUDICE RULE

14:31 (GMT+2), Wed , 30 August 2017
Summary: Where an acknowledgment of indebtedness is made by a debtor to a creditor, even in without prejudice settlement negotiations, the acknowledgment may be admitted in...

A NEW OWNER IS NOT LIABLE FOR DEBTS ARISING BEFORE THE TRANSFER FROM THE CHARGE UPON THE PROPERTY

14:27 (GMT+2), Wed , 30 August 2017
The following explanatory note is provided to assist the media in reporting this case and is not binding on the Constitutional Court or any member of the Court. Today the...

DON’T BE IGNORANT TO THE DANGERS OF DIRECT CLAIMS

12:18 (GMT+2), Mon , 13 March 2017
The latest bang on the Road Accident Funds worn drum is urging the public to be weary of personal injury lawyers and to instead claim directly from the RAF. This open invitation...

PROOF OF CLAIMS AND CONFIRMATION OF LIQUIDATION AND DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNTS IN INSOLVENT ESTATES

08:41 (GMT+2), Mon , 06 March 2017
When a person or trust is sequestrated, or a company or close corporation is liquidated, creditors of that insolvent estate are sometimes a bit in the dark with regard to how they...

“BEWARE OF THE DOG” – WHEN CAN I CLAIM COMPENSATION FOR A DOG ATTACK?

10:31 (GMT+2), Tue , 14 February 2017
Dog attacks result in a lot of injuries each year, especially in South Africa with the high crime rate, large breeds of dogs, as well as aggressive dogs are popular locally. It is...

TERMINATION IN BREACH OF A STATUTORY PROVISION – A DISMISSAL OR NULLITY

07:18 (GMT+2), Fri , 03 February 2017
Edcon v Steenkamp and Others (LAC) (unreported case no JS648/13, JS51/14, JS350/14, 3-3-2015). Section 189A of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 was introduced to enhance the...

FORD SA TO RECALL FORD KUGA

07:31 (GMT+2), Thu , 26 January 2017
To view article visit: http://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/transport-and-tourism/2017-01-16-breaking-news-ford-sa-to-recall-ford-kuga/ http://www.facebook...

Zuma’s new tax laws hammer wealthy and employees who earn shares

07:30 (GMT+2), Thu , 26 January 2017
To view article visit:  http://www.fin24.com/BizNews/zumas-new-tax-laws-hammer-wealthy-and-employees-who-earn-shares-quick-guide-20170123?isapp=true http://www.facebook...

FORD SA WILL RECALL CONTROVERSIAL FORD KUGA

08:15 (GMT+2), Thu , 19 January 2017
To view article visit: http://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/transport-and-tourism/2017-01-16-breaking-news-ford-sa-to-recall-ford-kuga/ https://www.facebook...

NEW LAWS ON GAP COVER AND HOSPITAL CASH PLANS

08:12 (GMT+2), Fri , 13 January 2017
TO VIEW ARTICLE VISIT: http://www.fin24.com/Money/Health/new-laws-on-gap-cover-and-hospital-cash-plans-20170108?isapp=true http://www.facebook...

BUSINESS RESCUE OVERVIEW

12:54 (GMT+2), Tue , 10 January 2017
With the promulgation of the New Companies Act and more specifically Chapter 6 (the replacement of judicial management) a new era has been introduced. It encapsulates a shift from...

WHAT SHOULD YOUR CLIENT KNOW BEFORE CONSIDERING CREATING A TRUST

11:22 (GMT+2), Fri , 23 December 2016
A trust is a legal arrangement in which a certain amount of properties or assets is held by a person or entity for the benefit of one or more other people.  It involves the...

HIGH COURT DECISION "WRONG" IN RIGHT-TO-DIE ORDER- SCA

10:00 (GMT+2), Fri , 09 December 2016
To view article please visit: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/high-court-decision-wrong-in-right-to-die-order-sca-20161206?isapp=true ...

THEREZA UIT HAAR HUIS GEGOOI

08:55 (GMT+2), Mon , 05 December 2016
To view the full article visit: http://Facebook.com/Honey-attorneys-559460547457892 http://www.media24.com/newspapers/volksblad/ ...

WHEN DO I HAVE THE RIGHT TO CLAIM FOR DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER?

12:35 (GMT+2), Tue , 22 November 2016
What is Defamation? Deformation can be described as the unlawful and intentional publication of a defamatory statement concerning another person which has the effect of lowering...

MINISTER OF POLICE COUGHS UP R 6.5 MILLION AS PARAPLEGIC GETS HER DAY IN COURT

08:41 (GMT+2), Tue , 01 November 2016
What started as a seemingly vibrant community protest within the area of Ezeseleni, Warden quickly ended in the tragic shooting of a young girl rendering her a paraplegic from the...

APPEAL STALLS CLAWBACK OF R42bn BY ESKOM FROM CUSTOMERS

21:19 (GMT+2), Sun , 23 October 2016
To view full article visit: http://Facebook.com/Honey-attorneys-559460547457892 http://www.fin24...

GAS USERS LOSE BID TO REVIEW SASOL'S MAX PRICE METHODS-NERSA

21:11 (GMT+2), Sun , 23 October 2016
To view full article visit: http://Facebook.com/Honey-attorneys-559460547457892 http://www.fin24...

TRAVELLING WITH A NOTE 7? YOU COULD FACE A R2?5m FINE

21:05 (GMT+2), Sun , 23 October 2016
To view full article visit:  http://Facebook.com/Honey-attorneys-559460547457892h http://www.fin24...

Dying decleration- should the dead have a say in a matter.

20:10 (GMT+2), Mon , 26 September 2016
To view full article visit: http://Facebook.com/Honey-attorneys-559460547457892 http://www.derebus.org.za ...

SANRAL LOSES SCA APPEAL OVER WINELANDS

19:46 (GMT+2), Mon , 26 September 2016
To view full article visit: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/sanral-loses-sca-appeal-over-winelands-route-20160922?isapptrue http://Facebook...

LANDMARK JUDGMENT ON GARNISHEE ORDERS

16:01 (GMT+2), Wed , 14 September 2016
To view full article visit: http://Facebook.com/Honey-attorneys-559460547457892 http://www.fin24.com/Money/Debt/landmark-judgment-on-garnishee-orders-20160913?isapp=true ...

STATE FIGHTS HOPELESS COURT BATTLES, SAY EXPERTS

17:56 (GMT+2), Sun , 11 September 2016
  To view full article visit: http://facebook.com/Honey-Attorneys-559460547457892 http://www.news24...

TRAFFIC FINES 'WARRANT' EXPLANATION IN SOUTH AFRICA

21:34 (GMT+2), Mon , 29 August 2016
TO VIEW FULL ARTICLE VISIT: http://www.wheels24.co.za/News/Guides_and_Lists/traffic-fines-warrant-explanation-in-sa-20160823?isapp=true http://m.facebook...

STOPPING YOUR CAR VS PARKING IT IN SOUTTH AFRICA -KNOW THE DIFFERENCE

21:28 (GMT+2), Mon , 29 August 2016
TO VIEW FULL ARTICLE VISIT: http://www.wheels24.co.za/News/Guides_and_Lists/stopping-your-car-vs-parking-it-in-sa-know-the-difference-20160824?isapp=true http://m.facebook...

NEW COURT RULING HELPS UNFAIRLY DISMISSED EMPLOYEES

20:32 (GMT+2), Wed , 24 August 2016
TO VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE VISIT: http://www.fin24.com/Economy/South-Africa/new-court-rulibg-helps-unfairly-dismissed-employees-20160815?isapo=true http://www.honeyattorneys.co...

Reviewing the powers of a magistrate’s court in debt review applications

15:27 (GMT+2), Mon , 01 August 2016
To view the full article vsit: http://www.derebus.org.za/reviewing-powers-magistrates-court-debt-review-applications/ http://www.facebook...

CONSTRUCTION FIRM FINED NEARLY R22M FOR TENDER COVERING PRICE

23:49 (GMT+2), Tue , 19 July 2016
TO VIEW FULL ARTICLE: http://www.fin24.com/Companies/Property/construction-firm-fined-nearly-r22m-for-tender-cover-pricing-20160719?isapp=true ...

LEGISLATION TO STOP PREDATORY WAGE DEDUCTIONS UNDER WAY

21:31 (GMT+2), Mon , 11 July 2016
TO VIEW FULL ARTICLE VISIT: http://www.fin24.com/Money/Debt/legislation-to-stop-predatory-wage-deductions-underway-20160711?isapp=true   ...

PLANS TO IMPOSE HARSHER PUNISHMENT FOR HATE CRIMES- MASUTHA

21:06 (GMT+2), Sun , 10 July 2016
http://news24 plans to impose harseher punishment for hate crimes ...

WITHDRAWING A WITHDRAWAL OF A DISPUTE AND RE-ENROLLING ARBITRATION

08:00 (GMT+2), Wed , 29 June 2016
Withdrawing a withdrawal of a dispute and re-enrolling arbitration South African Municipal Workers Union and Others v Zenzeleni Cleaning and Transport Services CC (LC)...

DOES A SECTION 129 NOTICE FORM PART OF A CAUSE OF ACTION?

14:13 (GMT+2), Fri , 03 June 2016
Does a section 129 notice form part of a cause of action.pdf ...

BOERE SKIK OOR EISE VAN R1 MILJOEN

12:55 (GMT+2), Thu , 26 May 2016
VIR DIE HELE ARTIKEL BESOEK: http://article.wn.com/view/2016/05/25/Boere_skik_oor_eise_van_R1_miljoen/ http://www.facebook.com/Honey-Attorneys-559460547457892/   ...

MAN EIS R6 MILJOEN VAN LUR

12:54 (GMT+2), Thu , 26 May 2016
VIR DIE HELE ARTIKEL BESOEK: http://article.wn.com/view/2016/05/23/Man_eis_R6_m_van_LUR/ http://www.facebook.com/Honey-Attorneys-559460547457892/ ...

Constitutional Court rules in favour of homeowner in arrears

09:25 (GMT+2), Wed , 18 May 2016
Constitutional Court rules in favour of homeowner in arrears.pdf ...

GAMING INDUSTRY SUFFERING UNDER REGULATION

10:28 (GMT+2), Tue , 17 May 2016
TO VIEW FULL ARTICLE: https://m.facebook.com/Honey-Attorneys-5594605457892 http://www.fin24.com/Tech/News/sa-gaming-industry-under-regulation20160516 ...

POF MOET R 6.6 MILJOEN VIR SEUN OPDOK

21:23 (GMT+2), Thu , 05 May 2016
VIR DIE HELE ARTIKEL BESOEK: https://m.facebook.com/Honey-Attorneys-559460547457892/ http://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Hof/pof-moet-r66-m-vir-seun-opdok-20160504 ...

JONG MAN ATOOMBOM GETUIG MA IN HOF

21:03 (GMT+2), Thu , 05 May 2016
LEES MEER: https://m.facebook.com/Honey-Attorneys-559460547457892/ http://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Hof/jong-man-atoombom-getuig-ma-in-hof-20160503 ...

COURT ORDERS VODACOM TO PAY PLEASE CALL ME INVENTOR

20:54 (GMT+2), Thu , 05 May 2016
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Plaasbaas hof toe oor kwartmiljoen rand se skade deur huurder

14:08 (GMT+2), Mon , 18 April 2016
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'n Oorsig oor Suid-Afrikaanse Strafteoriee

09:03 (GMT+2), Mon , 04 April 2016
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THE ROAD ACCIDENT BENEFIT SCHEME (“RABS”)

11:57 (GMT+2), Tue , 15 March 2016
The Department of Transport published the Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill, 2014 (“the bill”) for public comment on 9 May 2014.  The bill provides for a new...

Nuwe Direkteur vir Honey Prokureurs

10:09 (GMT+2), Tue , 08 March 2016
ONS VERWELKOM DONOVAN THEODORE MAJIEDT AS NUWE DIREKTEUR ...

SUBSTANTIVE AND PROCEDURAL FAIRNESS (SECTION 188 AND ITEM 2 OF SCHEDULE 8 OF THE LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 66 OF 1995)

16:48 (GMT+2), Thu , 04 February 2016
SUBSTANTIVE AND PROCEDURAL FAIRNESS (SECTION 188 AND ITEM 2 OF SCHEDULE 8 OF THE LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 66 OF 1995)   In terms of section 188 of the Labour Relations Act,...

SEASON GREETINGS

12:49 (GMT+2), Fri , 18 December 2015
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Legal Strikes and Lockouts

08:57 (GMT+2), Tue , 08 December 2015
Legal Strikes and Lockouts Every worker has the right to strike, and every employer has the option to lock out workers, if – a dispute has been referred to a council...

INSTITUTION OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AGAINST CERTAIN

12:00 (GMT+2), Mon , 30 November 2015
INSTITUTION OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AGAINST CERTAIN ORGANS OF STATE ACT 40 OF 2002 Most debts prescribe after a period of three (3) years.  However, when instituting legal...

Bill to deal with debt collection issues

08:17 (GMT+2), Mon , 23 November 2015
The flagrant abuses prevalent in the collection of debts have been widely reported in the media with recent cases highlighting attorneys’ involvement in such matters. These...

SOUTH AFRICAN COURTS CHOOSE MEDIATION OVER LITIGATION

08:54 (GMT+2), Fri , 06 November 2015
SOUTH AFRICAN COURTS CHOOSE MEDIATION OVER LITIGATION 1. The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Section 34 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,...

Masilonyana moet opdok na Brand

14:25 (GMT+2), Fri , 23 October 2015
Masilonyana moet opdok na Brand.pdf...

THE IMPORTANCE OF A WILL

10:27 (GMT+2), Wed , 21 October 2015
What is a last will and testament? A last will and testament is a legal document that details how your estate (assets) should be divided when you pass away. It sets out the...

The right to use sleeping facilities on work premises during a picket or lockout

11:28 (GMT+2), Mon , 19 October 2015
The right to use sleeping facilities on work premises during a picket or lockout In Rooiport Developments (Pty) Ltd v Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and...

CAN I BE HELD LIABLE FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY MY PET?

08:03 (GMT+2), Mon , 28 September 2015
CAN I BE HELD LIABLE FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY MY PET? People often underestimate the responsibility that goes with owning a pet.  Not only are you responsible for the...

Newspaper owner happy with Kgothule defamation judgment

07:56 (GMT+2), Fri , 11 September 2015
Newspaper owner happy with Kgothule defamation judgment. Bloemfontein - The owner of The Weekly Newspaper, Tumi Ntsele, is pleased with the judge's ruling in the defamation of...

VOEGING VAN TRUST AS PARTY TOT EGSKEIDING

12:01 (GMT+2), Thu , 03 September 2015
Voeging van trust as party tot egskeiding.pdf...

FAILURE TO FILE ANNUAL RETURNS AND DEREGISTRATION OF A COMPANY

12:56 (GMT+2), Tue , 01 September 2015
The Companies Act, Act 71 of 2008, provides for a number of different reasons and situations that may lead to deregistration of a company. However, failure to file annual returns...

Bloemfontein se waterbeperkings

13:45 (GMT+2), Fri , 21 August 2015
Inwoners van die Mangaung-metrogebied sal van vandag af met R1 000.00 vir elke oortreding van die waterbeperkings beboet word.  Iemand wat 'n tweede keer betrap word, sal R2...

MANGAUNG WATER RESTRICTIONS - HOW IT AFFECT US

10:13 (GMT+2), Fri , 21 August 2015
Please take note that the Mangaung Metro have implemented severe water restrictions in Bloemfontein, Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu.    RESTRICTIONS: 1...

WHEN CAN AN INSOLVENT APPLY FOR REHABILITATION AND WHAT IS THE EFFECT THEREOF

11:17 (GMT+2), Wed , 19 August 2015
In my previous article (“Insolvent Estates in a Nutshell”) I explained the processes that are followed once a person is declared Insolvent. When can an insolvent...

Judge’s ruling in assisted suicide case divides South Africa

14:46 (GMT+2), Mon , 17 August 2015
Stransham-Ford v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and Others (GP) (unreported case no 27401/15, 4-5-2015) (Fabricius J) The court order allowing advocate Robin...

OUD VS LUR DAGVAAR KOERANT OOR 'LEUENS'

11:40 (GMT+2), Thu , 30 July 2015
OUD VS LUR DAGVAAR KOERANT OOR 'LEUENS' Adv. Norman Arendse SC, in opdrag van Barry Jones van Honey Prokureurs tree vir The Weekly en sy redakteur op. Lees meer op: http://www...

VRYWARINGSKLOUSULES (EXEMPTION CLAUSES) & AFSTANDDOENINGSKENNISGEWINGS

11:32 (GMT+2), Mon , 20 July 2015
Vrywaringsklousules en afstanddoeningskennisgewings kom deesdae algemeen in eenvoudige kontrakte voor soos byvoorbeeld die vorms wat onderteken word wanneer 'n voertuig na 'n...

CONSUMERS SUCCESSFULLY CHALLENGE EMOLUMENT ATTACHMENT ORDERS AND PROCEDURES FOLLOWED BY DEBT COLLECTORS

10:49 (GMT+2), Fri , 17 July 2015
The Western Cape High Court handed down Judgment in what may be described as a landmark victory for consumers against the micro-lending industry and the procedures employed by it...

HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS

09:44 (GMT+2), Tue , 07 July 2015
1. WHAT IS HUMAN RIGHTS Human rights are morals, principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behaviour.   These rights are protected as legal rights...

Omvangryke wysigings voorgestel aan Drankbedryf in Suid-Afrika by wyse van die onlangs gepubliseerde Nasionale Drank Beleid

07:56 (GMT+2), Tue , 30 June 2015
Bogenoemde voorgestelde wysigings volg kort op die hakke van die Nasionale Norme en Standaarde wat ook redelik onlangs gepubliseer is deur die Departement van Handel en Nywerheid...

CORRUPTION

08:21 (GMT+2), Thu , 18 June 2015
In philosophical, theological, moral and legal discussions, corruption is the abuse of bestowed power or dishonest behavior by those in positions of power to acquire a personal...

The witness is on screen – video technology assisting the court process

15:46 (GMT+2), Wed , 17 June 2015
The legal system is generally slow to embrace new technology, yet the future of our courts is greatly dependent on technology and how technology can improve the functioning of the...

INSOLVENT ESTATES IN A NUT SHELL

17:30 (GMT+2), Tue , 09 June 2015
What does it mean to be declared insolvent or to surrender your estate? Exactly what happens in the event that you are actually declared insolvent or the application for the...

Volksblad 29 Mei 2015

14:43 (GMT+2), Fri , 29 May 2015
Instandhouding van brandstroke verpligtend Henry Buchner 29 Mei 2015 Boere moet kennis neem van die belangrikste bepalings van die Nasionale Wet op Veld- en Bosbrande 101...

Volksblad 29 Mei 2015

14:42 (GMT+2), Fri , 29 May 2015
GRONDEIENAARS MOET WET KEN Henry Buchner ‘n Wegholbrand is vir enige boer ‘n nagmerrie en saai verwoesting terwyl dit – aanjaag deur sterk wind –...

Volksblad 2 Desember 2013

09:00 (GMT+2), Wed , 12 February 2014
Woolies moet klant betaal Mike van Rooyen Donderdag 12 Desember 2013 DIE winkelgroep Woolworths moet betaal nadat ’n sakevrou van Bloemfontein oor ’n...

Volksblad 2 Februarie 2014

08:57 (GMT+2), Wed , 12 February 2014
Ace, LUR moet vrou R450 000 betaal Departement moet opdok vir slaggat Mike van Rooyen Sondag 02 Februarie 2014 DIE Vrystaatse premier en sy LUR vir paaie en...

The voetstoots clause and the faulty roof

10:20 (GMT+2), Thu , 14 November 2013
Where the purchaser was aware of certain damage, but the seller made fraudulent misrepresentation, relied upon by the purchaser, regarding continued validity of warranty in respect...

Municipalities subject to Consumer Protection Act

10:20 (GMT+2), Thu , 14 November 2013
AfriForum challenged two notices of the Minister of Trade and Industry exempting medium- and low capacity municipalities from parts of the Consumer Protection Act. Municipal...

Eviction of disabled mother and children

10:20 (GMT+2), Thu , 14 November 2013
Where proceedings for the eviction of a disabled mother involve the eviction of the children, the court has to consider the rights and the needs of the children, the disabled...

Swollen ankle claimed as a serious injury

10:19 (GMT+2), Thu , 14 November 2013
A claim was made against the Road Accident Fund for R390 000, yet it emerged that the plaintiff had only sustained a swollen ankle. Judge Satchwell investigates how the expert...

Paternity test shows maintenance payments made in error

10:18 (GMT+2), Thu , 14 November 2013
The child’s constitutionally protected rights to family and parental care needed to be protected where a husband claimed the return of maintenance payments made in the...

Residents over-billed for substandard water supply

10:18 (GMT+2), Thu , 14 November 2013
The residents complained that the shambles in the water supply and metering system meant that accurate billing was impossible, resulting in widespread over-billing and chronic...

What are ‘reasonable prospects’ of business rescue for a company?

10:17 (GMT+2), Thu , 14 November 2013
The underlying philosophy is that business rescue is preferable to liquidation, however, vague averments and speculative suggestions are insufficient. What is required is a...

Tenders for family and friends: Is it fraud?

10:17 (GMT+2), Thu , 14 November 2013
In a government tender for school books the appellants failed to disclose their connection to persons employed by the state. Such constituted prejudice. The general public, whose...