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.
Given the importance of land, housing and sectional titles the scope of GilesFiles has been extended to cover the rapidly developing topic of community schemes. 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.
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.
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.
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.
We will be launching various other topics soon. For example, contracts, cybercrime and security, and information security. If there is a topic on which you would like judgments, please let us know. We would love to hear from you.