Civil Law

January 30, 2019

WHAT FACTORS ARE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT BY THE COURT WHEN CONSIDERING A FORMAL BAIL APPLICATION?

The granting of bail is in the nature of a contract in terms of which the state commits itself to the accused’s continued interim freedom once […]
November 14, 2018

THE CANNABIS JUDGMENT: IS IT LEGAL NOW?

Cannabis has historically been criminalised in South Africa. It has, until recently, been a criminal offence to possess, cultivate or use cannabis. However, this position has […]
August 31, 2018

PROTEST: YOUR RIGHT AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The right to protest is enshrined in the Bill of Rights under Section 17 and reads as follows: “Assembly, demonstration, picket and petition. Everyone has the […]
March 26, 2018

THE RIGHTS OF A DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP

Domestic partnerships, also known as cohabitation relationships, are becoming more common in our modern day society, and it therefore becomes ever more important for parties to […]