Category: Roman Dutch law principles

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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Perusing legal documents: Taxing fees of attorneys

Strauss Daly v MEC: Health KwaZulu-Natal Taxation of bill for perusing legal documents and high court pointed out that irrespective of whether a ten-hour day is correct or not, it is irrefutable that the plaintiff contends that...

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Upholding maximum compensation: Unprotected strike action

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Failing to prove damages: Absolution from instance

Tradevest 041 (Pty) Ltd t/a Tradevest Logistics v Banzi Trade 40 CC Failing to prove damages meant that the high court found that the evidence was simply not of a satisfactory or persuasive standard and decided that the regional...

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Advocate fees liability: Attorney must pay fees

Solomon SC v Junkeeparsad Regarding liability for advocates fees the high court confirmed that the attorney may legally be sued personally and a judgment can legally be entered against him because he instructed counsel as...

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Wrongfulness and legal duty: Prevention of harm

BE obo JE v MEC for Social Development, Western Cape Wrongfulness and legal duty considered and Constitutional Court held that it is trite that liability for negligence in delict in the first instance depends on the existence of...

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Disputed settlement agreement: Proposal of values

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Malicious disciplinary proceedings: Claim for damages?

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Publishing defamatory statements: Unlawfulness?

Malema v Rawula In considering publishing defamatory statements the SCA disallowed the appeal from the high court and confirmed that an interdict must always be directed at future conduct and if there is no risk of future...

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Publishing defamatory statements: Truth and public interest

Malema v Rawula In considering publishing defamatory statements the SCA disallowed the appeal from the high court and confirmed that an interdict must always be directed at future conduct and if there is no risk of future...

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Arbitration agreement disputed: Jurisdiction and powers?

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