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The Role of Directors in the Age of Cybercrime

The exponential development of technology in recent years has meant that cybercrimes are no longer just an occurrence in Hollywood movies. South Africans have been the victims of numerous cyber-breaches exposing their personal information as was the case with the data leak of real estate company Jigsaw Holdings in 2017. Known to be the largest […]

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The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act

As from June 2020 the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (herein after the Act) will be fully operational in the country. While most have not heard about it before reading this item, it would be best suggested that motor-vehicle drivers familiarize themselves with the Act, paying special attention to the new demerit system […]

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Right of Unmarried Natural Fathers to be Recognised on Birth Certificates

Introduction   Traditionally, unmarried natural mothers have enjoyed a particular privilege over unmarried natural fathers in terms of the recognition of their parental responsibilities and rights. However, with the dynamics of society changing, it has become a frequent occurrence to see unmarried natural fathers seek assistance in having themselves recognised on their child or children’s […]

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Subrogation

Introduction   In the area of insurance law, the doctrine of subrogation can be best described as an insurer claiming against a third party for an insured loss suffered by an insured person. The claim against the third party would be on behalf of the insured and not in the insurer’s capacity. The doctrine is […]

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Unwanted Direct Marketing and your Right to Refuse

Introduction A situation that almost every consumer has experienced has been that of receiving an unwanted phone call from a telemarketer. The conversation is carried out with the intention of selling you a product or service and is essentially a sales pitch. As a consumer, do you know your rights to refuse your information being […]

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