Category: Universities and schools

Judicial review explained: Student disciplinary inquiry

Dart v DAC of Stellenbosch University High court explained function of judicial review and decided that because the issue of notice did not appear from either the Notice of Motion or the affidavits filed of record, the...

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Alleged corruption discovery: PAIA confidential and sensitive

Panday v University of KwaZulu-Natal Applicant was characterised as a ‘busybody’ seeking information of alleged corruption but the high court decided that he was entitled to bring the application to vindicate his rights of...

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Internal review process: Breaching employment contract?

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Recognition agreement cancelled: Invalid union membership

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Language policy unconstitutional: Resolution set aside

AfriForum NPC v Chairperson: Council: University of South Africa The SCA upheld the appeal with costs and declared that the new language policy adopted by Unisa is unconstitutional and set aside the resolution because Unisa...

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Teaching hospitals agreement: Scarce skills allowance

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Abusing court processes: Special costs order

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Interpreting university definition: Concurring judgment

Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd v Kwazulu-Natal Law Society Interpreting university definition and Constitutional Court in concurring judgment cautioned against giving an interpretation which ‘cannot be...

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Interpreting university definition: Statutory interpretation

Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd v Kwazulu-Natal Law Society Interpreting university definition and Constitutional Court held that to treat the Institute otherwise than as a university would put form over substance...

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Enforcing contractual rights: Lawfulness and fairness

Archer v Pinelands High School       Enforcing contractual rights is distinct from a cause of action based on the statutory right ‘not to be unfairly dismissed’ which means that former employees may pursue two claims...

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Retirement medical subsidy: Merging Technikons

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Indigenous minority languages: Froneman J’s concurrence

Gelyke Kanse v University of Stellenbosch    Indigenous minority languages considered by the Constitutional Court and decided that it was “impossible to set aside or override its conclusion that it was not reasonably...

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