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A Brief Look at Consumer Rights in Terms of the Consumer Protection Act

 In recent times November has become the favorite month for South African consumers with the adoption of sale specials like Black Friday and Cyber Mondays. Retailers provide massive discounts on their inventories allow for the intake of the latest ranges in the new year. The advantage is a turnover of stock, with suppliers keeping up […]

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Supreme Court of Appeal Overrules High Court in Decision Over Whatsapp Message Contract

The case between Ntsieni Morris Kgopana and Mohlaki Rosina Matlala in the Supreme Court of Appeal (“the SCA”) considered whether a WhatsApp message met the requirements to be considered a valid offer to contract between the parties. The Limpopo Division of the High Court previously decided on the matter, but with the SCA being a […]

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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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