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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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Cryptocurrency in South Africa

Cryptocurrency in South Africa Nozipho Mvulane What is cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency is an internet-based digital currency that exists almost wholly in the virtual realm. A growing number of proponents support its use as an alternative currency that can pay...
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Approaching the CCMA for assistance

Approaching the CCMA for assistance Nozipho Mvulane The CCMA The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (the CCMA) is a dispute resolution body which was established in terms of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (the LRA)...
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Exemption from Paying School Fees

Exemption from Paying School Fees Nozipho Mvulane It is illegal for a school to exclude or discriminate against a child whose parents are unable to pay their fees (this is primarily for primary and high school children). A...
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Withholding Reports Because of Non-Payment of School Fees Is Illegal

Withholding Reports Because of Non-Payment of School Fees Is Illegal Nozipho Mvulane A learner cannot be excluded from participation in any official school programmes due to non-payment of school fees by the parent. A school may not retain...
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Are you familiar with the legal requirements for surrogacy

Are you familiar with the legal requirements for surrogacy? Arisha Rajaram Surrogacy in South Africa Surrogacy is a process where artificial fertilization occurs in a surrogate mother to assist parents (commissioning parents) in bearing a child. The surrogate...
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