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August 31, 2018

KORPORATIEWE BEHEER – ’N TRUST AS ’N LID VAN ’N BESLOTE KORPORASIE

Die Wet op Beslote Korporasies No 69 van 1984 (“die Wet”) het voorsiening gemaak vir die oprigting van beslote korporasies wat eenvoudige, gedereguleerde en buigsame entiteite […]
August 31, 2018

STATUTÊRE VEREISTES VIR ’N ONAFHANKLIKE DESKUNDIGE VERSLAG IN TERME VAN ARTIKEL 114

In terme van die bepalings van artikel 48 van die Maatskappywet No. 71 van 2008 (“die Wet”) is dit moontlik dat ’n maatskappy aandele wat uitgereik […]
August 31, 2018

THE ROLE OF A RECOGNITION AGREEMENT AT THE WORKPLACE

I have been approached by a trade union to enter into a Recognition Agreement with them. The trade union is of the opinion that it is […]
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 […]
July 20, 2018

THERE IS A WAY TO KEEP THE VIEW

When you purchase a house with a view, you probably think that you are going to enjoy this view every day for the rest of your […]
July 20, 2018

2018 TAX SEASON: SARS SHORTENS SUBMISSION PERIOD

The annual tax filing season is upon us and acting SARS Commissioner, Mark Kingon, announced that the season will open on 1 July 2018 for eFilers. […]
July 20, 2018

HOW BINDING ARE BODY CORPORATE FINES?

In an estate or sectional title scheme, it is challenging to ensure that everyone will stick to the conduct rules and to aid this, body corporates […]
July 20, 2018

WHEN CAN THE MUNICIPALITY DISCONNECT MY WATER AND ELECTRICITY?

The municipality is the place where most, if not all, services are monitored for their availability to a property, and it is the very place that […]
June 22, 2018

DOES SOUTH AFRICA HAVE A PUBLIC RETIREMENT INSURANCE SCHEME?

My husband’s employer made provision for an occupational retirement vehicle, but my employer refuses to do so. Is there any possible recourse for me in this […]
June 22, 2018

PROPERLY EXECUTING A WILL IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT

I gave instructions to my attorney to prepare a last will and testament for me as my will no longer reflected my wishes. At my request, […]
May 28, 2018

CAN TRUSTEES BAN YOUR PET IN A SECTIONAL TITLE SCHEME?

Problems around the ownership of pets are common amongst owners of sectional title properties, but while laws may be imposed by the trustees of the homeowners’ […]
May 28, 2018

THE DIFFICULTIES IN RELOCATING A CHILD OF DIVORCED PARENTS.

I have divorced my husband and I am now the primary caregiver of our minor child. I received a job offer in another country and I […]
May 28, 2018

CAN I BRING MY ATTORNEY WITH TO AN INTERNAL DISCIPLINARY HEARING?

According to item 4 of the Code of Good Practice (“the code”), the definition of dismissal contained in Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act (“LRA”) […]
May 28, 2018

CHOOSING MEDIATION WHEN RESOLVING DISPUTES

If I suggest mediation to a party with whom I have a dispute, am I signalling that I lack confidence in my own case? Mediation offers […]
April 25, 2018

HOW DOES THE PROCESS TO CLAIM UNDER COIDA WORK?

When dealing work related accidents, there still seems to be a lot of uncertainty relating to the correct reporting and recording procedures of work related injuries. […]