The idea of freedom of testation is a core value of South African law and enjoys wide protection. The Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act, 27 of 1990, was drafted to give a spouse legal recourse if disinherited or negatively affected by the wishes of the testator, or in the case of intestate succession.
Performance management refers to the process by which managers and employees work together to plan, monitor and review an employee’s performance. A performance review is used to discuss an employee’s performance.
During 2018, the African National Congress (ANC) announced its intention to drastically speed up the land reform process in South Africa when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that he would be proposing changes to section 25 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (“the Constitution”) to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation.
Section 72 of the Companies Act No 71 of 2008 (“the Act”) stipulates that a company can elect to appoint any amount of director committees, and the board of directors can delegate any amount of the duties and responsibilities to these committees, except where the Memorandum of Incorporation for the company states otherwise.