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Levy & Utility Arrears - A Word for Body Corporate Trustees

The Trustees of a Body Corporate are entitled to launch legal action where the unit owner is not honouring their obligations towards utility accounts and levies. Incidentally, the entitlement flows from section 4 (1) of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011, and Prescribed Management Rule 25.

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The Legacy of Covid-19 - The Labour Court Speaks

The far-reaching impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which unfolded in early 2020, undoubtedly left an indelible mark on global affairs.

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Varying a Divorce Order - The Process

The finalization of a divorce is often perceived as the closing of one chapter and the commencement of a new, separate life for former spouses.

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Damage to Goods in Transit - Who Pays the Bill?

When goods embark on a journey from one location to another, a multitude of risks emerges. Owners find themselves pondering whether their goods will reach their destination unscathed, contemplating scenarios involving theft or malfunction.

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Can an Antenuptial Contract be Executed After the Marriage has Already Been Entered Into?

The law in South Africa provides for couples to choose the type of matrimonial property system they prefer when entering into marriages. For those who prefer to be married out of community of property, it is required that they execute a valid Antenuptial Contract before entering into the marriage.

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Formalities of an Antenuptial Contract

In South Africa an Antenuptial Contract (ANC) ought to adhere to certain prescribed formalities to be recognised as legally valid. This is very important in many respects, as spouses may later find out after so many years that the Antenuptial contract they thought was valid was, all along, not valid.

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A Guide to Building Plan Approval in South Africa

Each municipality in South Africa has specific regulations and procedures for building plan approval. It's essential for the success of your project that these local requirements are thoroughly understood and adhered to.

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Under What Circumstances Can a Consumer Return Goods?

The primary piece of legislation that provides for consumer related matters is the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (CPA). Amongst its most prominent provisions are those regarding the rights and obligations of consumers and suppliers alike when it comes to the issue of returning goods.

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The Obligation to Consult in Terms of Sec 189 LRA

It is widely accepted that the main objective of law is to ensure that justice prevails. In the administration of justice, there is a notion that requires that justice ought not only to be done, but it must be seen to be done.

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The Main Features of Sec 189 & 189A Retrenchments

Sections 189 and 189A of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 provide for dismissals based on the operational requirements of the employer, or in short, retrenchment. This is why a retrenchment is often described as a dismissal that is due to no fault on the part of the employee.

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