There is a never-ending stream of judgments on the topic of labour relations law or the world of work. This is sometimes referred to as labour law, employment law, industrial relations law or work law. You have to be up-to-date with the latest judgments to comply with labour relations law.


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Community Schemes

Given the importance of land, housing and sectional titles the scope of GilesFiles has been extended to cover this rapidly developing topic. Not all those cases are reported in the usual law reports and this means you will be able to search for them and access them.


Privacy is a broad topic and includes the various aspects of privacy, like data privacy, the privacy of communications,  bodily privacy and surveillance. There are many judgments that demonstrate the application of the law to this topic in different contexts.

Data Protection

Data protection (or the protection of personal information as it is known in South Africa) is a sub-topic of the broader topic of privacy. It focuses just on data privacy and especially any judgments that apply laws such as the Protection of Personal Information Act.

Access to Information

The Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA, or PAI Act) governs how you can apply to access information. Judgments help people to balance rights and interests and to decide when to give access and when to refuse.