The Institution of Legal Proceedings Against Certain Organs of State Act, No. 40 of 2002 (“the Act”), makes provision for specific notice requirements when instituting legal proceedings against certain organs of state in respect of the recovery of a debt.
The recent Labour Appeal Court (LAC) judgment of Hendor Mining Supplies v NUMSA was an important judgment, especially as it relates to the prescription of these claims.
Section 86 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 provides than an antenuptial contract must be registered, failing which it will be of no force or effect as against any person who is not a party thereto.
Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, intends to appeal the judgment handed down in the Pretoria High Court, setting aside the moratorium on the domestic trade of rhino horn, and accordingly the Department's application for leave to appeal will suspend the operation and execution of the judgment in terms of section 18 of the Superior Courts Act, 2013 (Act No. 10 of 2013).
In the recent case of South African Transport and Allied Workers Union v Fidelity Supercare Cleaning Services Group (Pty) Ltd , the court was asked to consider whether an employer was entitled to rely on the contractual provisions in an employment contract to bring that employment relationship to an end.
The Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant announced that, in terms of Sectoral Determination 7, wages in the domestic worker sector will be increased from 1 December 2015.
Prior to the commencement of the Labour Relations Amendment Act (No. 6 of 2014), in January 2015, a Temporary Employment Service (“TES”), also known as labour brokers, were considered to be the employer of its employees, as opposed to the client of the TES, for whom the employee provided his or her services.
In terms of section 205(3)(a) of the Labour Relations Act, No. 66 of 1995 (LRA), an employer must record details of strike, lockout or protest action in LRA Form 9.2 (LRA form).
On 24 September 2015, in the case of RH v DE, the Supreme Court of Appeal abolished the law allowing civil damages claims against a third party for adultery.
Only the owners of residential properties, built by registered homebuilders and enrolled with the council, are entitled to the remedies under the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act No. 95 of 1998.
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