Category: Philosophy and economics

Trade union affairs: Registrar to investigate

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RICA saga continues: ConCourt hearing

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Protectable interests examined: Unrealistic threat

Truworths Ltd v de Bruyn Protectable interests examined and high court decided that while the skills and experience developed as a buyer while in the employ of Truworths will be of practical benefit to adidas under her new...

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Intimidation threats interdicted: Undocumented nationals

City of Cape Town v JB and Others Intimidation threats interdicted by high court on an interim basis after law enforcement officers of the City were threatened when they attempted to obtain personal information to issue...

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Arbitrators’ notes privileged: Disclosure not required

Zamani Marketing and Management Consultants (Pty) Ltd v HCI Invest 15 Holdco (Pty) Ltd Arbitrators notes ‘privileged’ and high court decided that “. . . , as a general matter, the arbitrators’ notes are too...

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Emotional shock principles: Amicus curiae application

R K v Minister of Basic Education Emotional shock principles considered in great detail by the SCA and stressed the importance of a detectable psychiatric injury as being the foundation for such claims. “It is clear from...

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Interpreting university definition: Concurring judgment

Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd v Kwazulu-Natal Law Society Interpreting university definition and Constitutional Court in concurring judgment cautioned against giving an interpretation which ‘cannot be...

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Interpreting university definition: Statutory interpretation

Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd v Kwazulu-Natal Law Society Interpreting university definition and Constitutional Court held that to treat the Institute otherwise than as a university would put form over substance...

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Diverse people unite: Right of access to court v2

Homo Sapiens, Negro, Ethiopian Semite, Israelite People of SA v President of South Africa High court referred to ‘diverse people unite’ in rejecting the ‘claims’ of the applicants  who inter alia asserted...

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Strikers denied compensation: Dismissal procedure unfair

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Hate speech examined: Pepuda and constitutionality

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