Latest Judgments in South Africa

Latest judgments – unreported judgments and reported judgments

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Interdicting unlawful competition : False representations

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Dangerous nursery schools : Legal duties considered

MEC: Western Cape Department of Social Development v Esau Dangerous nursery schools and legal liability for injuries concerning regulation 30(4) but the same legal principles and policy issues governing wrongfulness were considered by the SCA in an earlier judgment...

Strict liability principle: Domesticated animals causing harm

Van Meyeren v Cloete Actio de pauperie exists to ensure that as between the owner of an animal and the innocent victim of harm caused by the animal, it is appropriate for the owner to bear the responsibility for that harm and in general ownership of an animal should...

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 "no value" and was also not "illusionary" nor...

Repaying amounts deducted: Conduct rules examined

Rapallo Body Corporate v Dhlamini NO In the context of repaying amounts deducted the High Court decided that rule 7.2, which requires that a section-owner who obtains approval to undertake renovations, alterations or improvements has to sign an acknowledgement and...

Long service disregarded: Review test enforced

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Balancing competing interests: Compensate not reinstate

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Double-barrelled approach: Appeal and review

Kingshaven Homeowners' Association v Botha In considering an appeal against the refusal of an adjudicator in an application in terms of the CSOS Act the High Court discussed the merits of appeal and review and recommended that a double-barrelled approach be adopted...

Appointing facilitator considered: CCMA and consultation

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Fiduciary duty breached: Wrongful conduct discussed

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