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The impact of the Coronavirus on contracts in South Africa

The impact of the Coronavirus on contracts in South Africa Arisha Rajaram In light of the recent Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) case being confirmed in South Africa, there are certain legal implications that this global virus would...
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The Coronavirus and your employees

The Coronavirus and your employees Nozipho Mvulane Coronavirus in South Africa The first confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed in South Africa on 5 March 2020. As of the 6 March 2020, according to the World...
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The Doctrine of Common Purpose and the Crime of Rape

The Doctrine of Common Purpose and the Crime of Rape Nozipho Mvulane Constitutional Court judgment On 11 December 2019 the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in the matter of Tshabalala v S (Commissioner for Gender Equality And Centre...
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Incorrect Pricing and the Consumer Protection Act

Incorrect Pricing and the Consumer Protection Act Nozipho Mvulane The Consumer Protection Act The Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (Consumer Protection Act) aims to address challenges faced by consumers. Section 3 of the Consumer Protection Act recognises...
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Fireworks and the Law in South Africa

Fireworks and the Law in South Africa Nozipho Mvulane Regulating Fireworks Fireworks are a common method to celebrate a new year, Diwali and less known celebrations such as guy fawkes day.  Fireworks displays can be beautiful to look...
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Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Law

Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Law Nozipho Mvulane Applying for asylum in South Africa A person who enters the Republic of South Africa through a port of entry, for example a land border post, airport or harbour and...
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Remuneration in South Africa

Remuneration in South Africa   Nozipho Mvulane What is remuneration The term “remuneration” as defined in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA), as amended and other labour legislation includes any payment in money or...
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Customary Marriages in South Africa

Nozipho Mvulane Customary Marriages in South Africa Same rights for all women in polygamous customary marriages Women married in polygamous customary relationships before the introduction of laws recognising customary marriages in 1998 will officially and finally receive the...
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The Lifelong Anonymity of Child Victims, Witnesses and Accused In Criminal Proceedings

The Lifelong Anonymity of Child Victims, Witnesses and Accused In Criminal Proceedings Nozipho Mvulane Section 154(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act The Constitutional Court handed down judgment on 4 December 2019 regarding the application concerning the scope of...
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