Category: Res judicata (issue estoppel)

Implementing wage unilaterally: Lawfulness questioned?

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Jurisdictional power lacking: Destroying CCMA ruling

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Damages claim considered: Res judicata applies?

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Interpreting contracts holistically: Text context purpose

University of Johannesburg v Auckland Park Theological Seminary In confirming that the process of interpreting contracts must be done holistically the constitutional court repeated that ‘the inquiry into delectus personae...

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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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Prescribed minimum benefits: Cause of action lacking

Cassiem v Government Employees Medical Scheme Prescribed minimum benefits claimed again and high court decided that the ‘common thread that permeated through these various proceedings, is the contention by the applicants...

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Tax directive considered: No severance benefits

T v Exclusive Books Group (Pty) Ltd Tax directive considered by high court and decided that employment was not terminated because of reaching 55 years of age and therefore his receipt of the money had nothing to do with his age...

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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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Arbitration award binding: Right to be wrong

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Assessing urgent applications: Compliance with rules?

Rokwil Civils (Pty) Ltd v Le Sueur NO High Court had regard to various factors and case law in assessing urgent applications and decided that applicant had failed to discharge the onus of proving that non-compliance with the...

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Piercing corporate veil: Transfer of business?

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Dismissal separate proceedings: Adjudicate and arbitrate

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