Category: SCA judges

Juristic personality examined: Need to cite trustees?

Tusk Construction Support Services (Pty) Ltd v Independent Development Trust Juristic personality examined in some detail and SCA upheld the appeal and criticised the judge in the high court for not providing a proper reasoned...

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Fraudulent email instruction: Electronic signature?

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Eviction fatally defective: Right to reside ended?

Aquarius Platinum (SA) (Pty) v Bonene Supreme Court of Appeal held that purported eviction fatally defective in that the land owner failed to prove that the right to residence had been terminated after employment was terminated....

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Preferential procurement policy: Irrational unlawful invalid

Acsa (Airports Co SA Soc Ltd) v Imperial Group Ltd Preferential procurement policy may only be implemented within a framework prescribed by national legislation because of s 217(3) of the Constitution and the only escape for...

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Emotional shock principles: Amicus curiae application

R K v Minister of Basic Education Emotional shock principles considered in great detail by the SCA and stressed the importance of a detectable psychiatric injury as being the foundation for such claims. “It is clear from...

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Legal advice privilege: Disclosure and waiver

Contango Trading SA v Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd Legal advice privilege considered and to the extent there was conduct that could objectively speaking be viewed as inconsistent with preserving in full the confidentiality of the...

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Appealing with leave: Under what circumstances

National Credit Regulator v Lewis Stores (Pty) Ltd    Appealing with leave considered by SCA and appeal from the decision of a high court under s 148(2)(b) lies with leave of that court sitting as a court of first instance....

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Breaching conduct code: Invalid investigation

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Hate speech examined: Pepuda and constitutionality

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Parol evidence rule: Partial integration rule

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