Latest Judgments in South Africa

Latest judgments on specific topics – unreported judgments and reported judgments

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Unprofessional conduct considered: Council practice watchdog

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Confidentiality claim considered: Discovery and fairness

Erasmus NO v MEC for Health, NC Province High court considered confidentiality claim and exercised a discretion not to order disclosure after considering the consequences of ordering discovery of information regarding the settlement and the detrimental effect it could...

Restraints unintended consequences: Enforceable and lawful?

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Just and equitable: Meaning in different contexts

Dawson v Sidney on Vaal CPA Without reaching a decision or making a finding the high court decided that the applicant had failed to establish that it would be just and equitable to place the first respondent under the administration of the Director General: Land...

Alleged corruption discovery: PAIA confidential and sensitive

Panday v University of KwaZulu-Natal Applicant was characterised as a ‘busybody’ seeking information of alleged corruption but the high court decided that he was entitled to bring the application to vindicate his rights of access to information under PAIA and the...

Interim reinstatement refused: Temporary employment?

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First refusal right: Part of larger package

Plattekloof RMS Boerdery (Pty) Ltd v Dahlia Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd The high court decided that, assuming that the applicant was not in breach at the time of any of its obligations under the lease, the right of first refusal conferred in terms of clause 10 of...

Lockout lawful protected: Pilots and business rescue

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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 all the contributions made in her name...

Unlawful agreement concluded: Invalid and not binding

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