Category: 2015 and earlier

Risk management: Cost of getting it wrong

Baloyi v MEC for Health and Social Development, Limpopo (CCT227/14) [2015] ZACC 39 (10 December 2015) per Moseneke DCJ (Mogoeng CJ, Jafta J, Khampepe J, Nkabinde J, Theron AJ and Tshiqi AJ concurring): A divided Constitutional...

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LRA primary objectives: Approach to be followed

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Discrimination: Denial of right to education

Minister of Basic Education v Basic Education for All (20793/2014) [2015] ZASCA 198 (2 December 2015) per Navsa JA (Lewis, Cachalia, Petse and Dambuza JJA concurring): The Supreme Court of Appeal disallowed the appeal and...

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Free elections: Fresh by-election ordered

Kham v Electoral Commission (CCT64/15) [2015] ZACC 37 (30 November 2015) per MJD Wallis AJ (unanimous) CC summary: Municipal elections — whether free and fair — obligations of the Electoral Commission — duty to register voters...

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Resignation under scrutiny: Potential shades of grey

Toyota SA Motors (Pty) Ltd v CCMA (CCT228/14) [2015] ZACC 40 ; [2016] 3 BLLR 217 ; (2016) ILJ 313 (15 December  2015) per Wallis AJ (Cameron J and Van der Westhuizen J concurring) and at paras [200] – [209] inclusive:...

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Separation of powers: Respect for executive authority

City of Tshwane v Nambiti Technologies (Pty) Ltd (20580/2014) [2015] ZASCA 167 (26 November 2015) per Wallis JA (Maya DP, Bosielo, Petse and Dambuza JJA concurring) The Supreme Court of Appeal allowed the appeal and set aside...

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Private law claim: Based on public law duty

Mashongwa v PRASA (CCT03/15) [2015] ZACC 557 (26 November 2015) per Mogoeng CJ (Moseneke DCJ, Cameron J, Jafta J, Khampepe J, Madlanga J, Matojane AJ, Nkabinde J, Van der Westhuizen J, Wallis AJ and Zondo J concurring): The...

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Unlawful contractual interference: Competing with party

Masstores (Pty) Ltd v Pick n Pay Retailers (Pty) Ltd (20711/14) [2015] ZASCA 164 (25 November 2015) per Majiedt JA (Maya DP, Leach, Theron and Zondi JJA concurring). The Supreme Court of Appeal disallowed the appeal and held...

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Religious doctrine: Arbitration appropriate

De Lange v Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa for the time being (CCT223/14) [2015] ZACC 35 (24 November 2015) per Moseneke DCJ [unanimous] According to the media summary the Constitutional Court refused...

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Commercial lease considered: Developing common law

Mighty Solutions CC t/a Orlando Service Station v Engen Petroleum Ltd (CCT211/14) [2015] ZACC 34 (19 November 2015) per Van der Westhuizen J [Mogoeng CJ, Moseneke DCJ, Cameron J, Jafta J Khampepe J, Madlanga J, Matojane AJ,...

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Sensible operational response: Dismissal of senior manager

 Essence Sensible operational response: Thorough analysis of dismissal law both substantive and procedural and upheld the dismissal of a senior manager for breaching duties of  honesty, diligence and good faith towards...

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