Category: Government

Developing common law: Paying in instalments?

MEC: Health, Gauteng Provincial Government v PN Developing common law in at least two respects considered by the constitutional court and allowed an appeal and decided that the power to develop the common law arose under...

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Recruitment age discrimination: Differentiation justified

SA Navy v Tebeila Institute of Leadership, Education, Governance and Training In allowing the appeal the SCA in dealing with recruitment and alleged upper age discrimination referred to the policy which explains that the defence...

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Employment related injuries: Employer and vicarious liability

Churchill v Premier of Mpumalanga SCA in resolving work related injuries confirmed that ‘there is no bright line test and the enquiry is always whether the statutory requirement that the accident arose out of the...

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Impugning human dignity: Discrimination or differentiation

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Settlement agreement contested: Irregular ruling discussed

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Amending statement considered: Fresh cause of action?

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Affirmative action measures: Employment equity plan?

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Court contempt considered: Onus not discharged

Ndabeni v OR Tambo District Municipality SCA considered contempt of court and decided that respondents had not provided any explanation for the failure to apply resolution 10/11 to the appellant and this grave omission left a...

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Confidentiality claim considered: Discovery and fairness

Erasmus NO v MEC for Health, NC Province High court considered confidentiality claim and exercised a discretion not to order disclosure after considering the consequences of ordering discovery of information regarding the...

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Enrichment claim considered: Condictio indebiti requirements

Municipal Employees Pension Fund v Mongwaketse In disallowing the appeal and by a majority decision the SCA confirmed the former contractor’s enrichment claim to a refund of her contributions to the pension fund, including...

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Unlawful agreement concluded: Invalid and not binding

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Concurrent jurisdiction considered: Unlawful employment termination?

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