Month

September 2019
Spanking children is now unconstitutional as a form of discipline Nozipho Mvulane The Constitutional Court handed down judgment on 18 September 2019 in the matter of Freedom of Religion South Africa v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others [2019] ZACC 34.This case confirmed the High Court ruling that the common law defence of...
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NQF Amendment Act – Jail Time for People Who Misrepresent Their Qualifications Nozipho Mvulane The National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act 12 of  2019 (the Act) was signed into law on 13 August 2019. The Act has not yet commenced. It will commence on a date published in the Government Gazette. The Act’s objectives The Act’s...
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Has your last Will and Testament been prepared? Arisha Rajaram What is a Will? A Will, also known as a Testament is a legal record where a person (testator) expresses their wishes as to how their property is to be distributed after their death, as well as other provisions which may be important to the...
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Domestic Violence – Applying for An Urgent Interim Protection Order Nozipho Mvulane Protection against domestic violence is a human right. It is founded on several human rights in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,1996 (the Constitution). Section 10 provides that “everyone has an inherent dignity and the right to have their dignity respected...
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