Category: Statement of claim

Defamatory statements penalised: Lawyer protected

Katz v Welz (Chaucer Publications) Defamatory statements made and published concerning a prominent attorney penalised in an action for damages which is one that seeks to protect the personal rights of persons, including the...

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Athlete spectator collision: Keep proper lookout

Salie v Western Province Athletics In resolving a claim by a spectator against an athlete involving a collision during a race the high court decided that knowing that a race was underway it could reasonably have been anticipated...

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Bargaining council chairperson: No defence to defamation

Featherby v Zulu High court held that when defendant stated that the bargaining council chairperson was ‘going out of his way to protect the dishonest’ and that he resents those who do their work with honesty and integrity he...

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Objective selection criteria: Non-appointment not unfair

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Medical benefits capped: legitimate commercial rationale

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Ultimatum ensured return: Right to dismiss waived

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Contractual authority proved: Expressly or tacitly

Ezulweni Investments (Pty)Ltd v African National Congress High court decided that contractual authority was proved because the supply chain policy contains guidelines for procurement and provides for sanctions for staff who fail...

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Disposition without value: Exception and ‘value’?

Strydom NO v Snowball Wealth (Pty) Ltd Disposition without value or ‘not made for value’ interpretated by High Court in context of an exception to the pleadings and on the facts  the disposition was clearly not for...

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Penalty stipulation enforced: Moderated and reduced

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Dismissal automatically unfair: Reason related to grievance

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Outsourcing functions considered: No going concern transfer

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Prescribed arrear wages: Special plea rejected

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