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Goods ‘Paid for’ Not Delivered - What Do You Do

Customers may also place reliance on the law of contracts, where parties enter into contracts giving rise to obligations that require performance. Where two parties enter into an agreement of purchase and sale, the foremost obligations are that the purchaser must pay a certain sum of money and the seller delivers certain goods.

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Cut Off From the Grid - Can a Landlord Cut Off Electricity in South Africa?

Prepaid utility installations are preferred by more landlords because they prevent situations where there are outstanding arrears on the utility account of the property, whilst the advantage to the tenant is that they pay as they use and offers an opportunity to be in control of their consumption.

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Your Life In Someone's Hands, His In Yours - Let's Talk about DUI

Using the road under the influence of liquor immensely increases the chances of reckless and negligent behaviour on the road and this is why it can never be overemphasised for road users not to use the road while intoxicated because not only does it endanger the lives of other road users, but puts oneself at risk as well.

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What Really Is An Antenuptial Contract?

In this article we shall describe, contrast and compare the antenuptial and postnuptial contacts and as we shall see, these are some of the most important concepts in life that most of us need to familiarise ourselves with.

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Retrenchment in South Africa - The Dictates of our Labour Laws

It can be presumed that an employee who voluntarily resigns from their job would have put in place contingency measures to survive until they secure other employment, what of an employee who is summarily dismissed or retrenched?

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Marriage & Property - Consequences of Matrimonial Property Systems

Seeking legal assistance before concluding a marriage will assist the parties/spouses to make informed choices regarding the matrimonial property system they prefer to be applicable to their marriage, a phenomenon which becomes critical at the time of divorce.

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Early Termination of Lease Agreements in South Africa - The Handy Bits

The most effective way for parties to prepare for unforeseen circumstances whereat a need may arise for the early termination of a lease agreement, is to include an early termination clause in the lease agreement.

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Strategies for Dissolving Joint Liability in a Mortgage Bond

Entering into a mortgage bond with a co-applicant, be it a partner, family member, or trusted friend, is a familiar occurrence in the realm of homeownership. However, as circumstances evolve, individuals may find themselves contemplating the possibility of terminating their joint liability in the mortgage agreement.

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Expenses Associated with Managing a Deceased Estate

A crucial responsibility of the appointed executor is to diligently account for the debts and obligations within the deceased individual's estate. It is important to note that the heirs and beneficiaries can only receive their respective inheritances once all the estate's liabilities have been settled.

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PHRA-G Approval – A Must-Have for Heritage Sites in South Africa

The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) is responsible for overseeing the protection and management of heritage resources at the national level. However, provinces in South Africa also have their own Provincial Heritage Resources Authorities (PHRAs) that play a role in heritage management.

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