Category: CHG van der Merwe

Adjudication before arbitration: Reviewing incomplete proceedings

Ekurhuleni West College v Segal (Trencon Construction) Adjudication before arbitration is a speedy method of resolving disputes in the building and construction industry and what was formally known as ‘mediation’ is...

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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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Mineral resources regulations: Power to regulate

Minister of Mineral Resources v Stern; Treasure the Karoo Action Group v Department of Mineral Resources Mineral resources regulations set aside in their entirety by the SCA irrespective of whether PAJA or the principle of...

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Unfit and improper: Advocates and legal practice

Jiba v GCB of SA; Mrwebi v GCB of SA Two appellate division judges dissented and would not have allowed the appeal and found that the two appellants were unfit and improper persons to be allowed to practise as advocates even...

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Utterances comprising intimidation: Constitutional invalidity considered

Moyo v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development; Sonti v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services This SCA judgment concerning utterances comprising intimidation suggests that senior managers who require employees...

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NCA’s core objective: Protection of consumers

Mostert v Firstrand Bank t/a RMB Private Bank The NCA’s core objective is the protection of consumers. Payment ito s 129(3) National Credit Act 34 of 2005 may be made on behalf of the consumer and payment accepted on...

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