Latest Judgments in South Africa

Latest judgments – unreported judgments and reported judgments

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Fit and proper: Advocates and legal practice

Jiba v GCB of SA; Mrwebi v GCB of SA By a majority of three to two the SCA allowed the appeal of two advocates, except that one of them was suspended for 6 months, and decided that they were fit and proper persons to be allowed to practise as advocates. "In...

Unfit and improper: Advocates and legal practice

Jiba v GCB of SA; Mrwebi v GCB of SA Two appellate division judges dissented and would not have allowed the appeal and found that the two appellants were unfit and improper persons to be allowed to practise as advocates even though they were not in private practice....

Charged convicted dismissed: Disputed settlement agreement

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Card sharp exposed: Valid and fair reason to dismiss

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Post reinstatement claims: Separate cause of action

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Van Heerden test: Remedial and restitutionary equality

Minister of Justice & Constitutional Development v Saripa The constitutional court considered the Van Heerden test and  in particular pointed out that arbitrariness and rationality are  separate requirements of the rule of law.  "Restitutionary measures are a vital...

Breaching collective agreement: Unprotected strike interdicted

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Good faith bargaining: Managerial prerogative and voluntarism

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Rational differential treatment: Not arbitrary nor discriminatory

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Payment under protest: Duress not proved

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