Civil Law

March 15, 2019

Can i be fairly dismissed for ill health or injury?

The Code of Good Practice: Dismissal is governed by Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act. The Act recognises 3 (three) grounds on which termination of […]
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 […]