Category: Bill of Rights

High intolerability threshold: Reinstatement primary remedy

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Claiming defamatory process: Proper factual basis

Joseph v City of Cape Town In upholding various exceptions to the pleaded case claiming a defamatory disciplinary process the high court decided that the pleading falls signally short of compliance with Uniform Rule 18(10),...

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Reviewing senior appointment: Preferred job requirements?

George Municipality v Van Staden The George municipality sought the reviewing and setting aside of the appointment of a senior manager in March 2017 because of a directive from the public protector but the high court declined to...

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Eviction just and equitable: Relationship breached

Nimble Investments (Pty) Ltd v JM In considering whether an eviction order would be just and equitable and by a majority decision the SCA confirmed there were two issues. “The first is whether an order for the eviction of...

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Protecting indigenous languages: Unjustified limitation (2)?

Chairperson of the Council of UNISA v AfriForum NPC Constitutional Court was concerned with protecting indigenous languages and a fundamental right in section 29(2) of the Constitution and a trilogy of cases on the policy of...

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Protecting indigenous languages: Unjustified limitation(1)?

Chairperson of the Council of UNISA v AfriForum NPC Constitutional Court was concerned with protecting indigenous languages and a fundamental right in section 29(2) of the Constitution and a trilogy of cases on the policy of...

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Interdicting unlawful conduct: Participation by workers

Csaawu v Oak Valley Estates (Pty Ltd Interdicting unlawful conduct by workers being persons ‘doing work for’ the employer but ‘not working for’ the employer and as such not ’employees’ in the...

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Hate speech constitutionality: Final decision delivered

Qwelane v SA Human Rights Commission Constitutional Court in considering the constitutionality of hate speech unanimously decided to set aside the order of the SCA and inter alia declared that section 10(1) of the Equality Act...

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Unlawful occupation considered: Just and equitable remedy

Grobler v Phillips Unlawful occupation considered by SCA and pointed out that during the greater part of occupation the property formed part of a farm but gradually the farm became absorbed by the growth of urban developments...

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Malicious disciplinary proceedings: Claim for damages?

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Bringing constitutional challenge: Specificity and clarity

Minister of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs v De Beer Bringing constitutional challenge considered by SCA and in allowing the appeal it was stated in para [116] ‘The constitutional challenge made to the...

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Criminal civil contempt: Unsuspended committal & costs

State Capture Judicial Commission v Zuma Criminal civil contempt proceedings and by a majority the constitutional court found that the Commission had not followed an improper or unconstitutional process and declared in para...

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