Latest Judgments in South Africa

Latest judgments – unreported judgments and reported judgments

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Unacceptable racist language: ConCourt decides issues

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Unprotected strikers dismissed: LAC overturning labour court

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Post-retirement benefits: Beware of discriminatory practices

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Adjudicator’s order set aside: Body corporate’s appeal upheld

Trustees of the Avenues Body Corporate v Shmaryahu The adjudicator's order set aside by a full bench of the high court which stated that appeals should be brought on notice of motion supported by affidavit(s) and served on the other  parties by the sheriff.  The...

Restating review test: Myburgh AJ’s helpful formulation

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Civil contempt procedure: Onus of proof and evidential burden

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Enforceable trade restraint: Whole of SA for one year

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Fair labour practices: Meaning of ‘everyone’ in s 23(1)

Pretorius v Transport Pension Fund The constitutional court has dealt with a number of very important issues, including the right to fair labour practices. "Contemporary labour trends highlight the need to take a broad view of fair labour practice rights...

Fundamental contextual change: Supremacy to constitutional democracy

Marshall NO v Commissioner, South African Revenue Service Given the fundamental contextual change from legislative supremacy to constitutional democracy, the constitutional court decided that there is a need to re-examine an approach where "in any marginal...

Code and procedure: Binding disciplinary provision

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