legal advice

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legal advice LEGAL ADVICE Shakespeare taught us “Only a fool defends himself”. In South Africa every second accused conducts his/her own defence, rejecting the legal assistance provided by the state. This chapter is dedicated to those unfortunate accused… https://w.atcontent.com/-/5iCFif0fLQZ/geo.kleyn/2wv05LDVJOZ.text/Face

consumer complaints

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Consumer complaints can no longer be ignored I recently bought ready-mix cement at a chain hardware store. I followed the instructions carefully in mixing the cement, but when I started pouring it the consistency was clearly not right and it would not… https://w.atcontent.com/-/4UAheLCmiTI/geo.kleyn/7r9ODKU2yhl.text/Face

Jurisdiction of the CCMA

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Jurisdiction of the CCMA to adjudicate benefit disputes expanded The confusion that has existed for years between employers and employees over the scope of what the term “benefits” in section 186(2)(a) of the Labour Relations Act entails has finally… https://w.atcontent.com/-/25mgqdxFb00/geo.kleyn/2_xROYCSk9b.text/Face

public tenders: EME

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Public tenders and EME’s: Who will qualify as an EME? My business has a turnover of around R6 million. I understand that companies under R10 million will qualify as an EME under the new BEE Codes and do not have to be verified. However a government official… https://w.atcontent.com/-/2ti7r6_YfFC/geo.kleyn/4GKx6yEMpb3.text/Face

commercial mediation

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Commercial Mediation: The long-awaited arrival of mainstream mediation ABC Grocers has an agreement with Joe Fruit for the supply of apples to ABC Grocers for a year. When the first delivery of apples arrives from Joe Fruit, they are over-ripe and cannot be sold. The second and third batches are no better. ABC Grocers refuses ….  Continue Reading

abuse of trust

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The abuse of trusts in case of divorce: know your rights! The general nature of a discretionary trust is to exist separately from the donor, with the trustees owning and managing the trust assets to the benefit of the beneficiaries of the said trust… https://w.atcontent.com/-/1GBIbUn4OG5/gkilaw/7F_UxQ4MOHC.text/Face

children’s amendment

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exellent! Children’s Amendment Bill, 2015 To amend the Children’s Act, 2005, so as to insert certain definitions; to provide that a person convicted of a sexual offence, or an offence for the possession of child pornography, be deemed unsuitable to work with children;… https://w.atcontent.com/-/4AH0eHIQ3hV/gkilaw/7BWNlBvS_OL.text/Face

prescription

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prescription Be wary of prescription – don’t drag your feet to collect your debt Posted on 14 April 2015 Prescription is a term used to indicate that the time period to institute legal proceedings against a debtor has lapsed. It is thus not a legal term that should be easily ignored, as having your claim ….  Continue Reading

voice of the child

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voice of the child Does a child have a voice in its parents’ legal battle? Posted on 14 April 2015 It is often said “parents know best” – but when parents become embroiled in litigation against each other and children are involved, it can become very difficult for them to set their own interests aside ….  Continue Reading

contract

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contract Can you cancel a contract by email? Posted on 16 March 2015 Your agreement is signed, sealed and delivered! You know that in the agreement a non-variation clause stipulates that no variation or consensual termination of the agreement shall be of any force or effect unless in writing and signed by both parties thereto. ….  Continue Reading