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Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act – Key Amendments To Look Out For (Part 2)

The FICA Amendment Act No 2 of 2017 (“the Act”), published in the Government Gazette on 2 May 2017, strengthens the provisions of FICA by introducing a risk-based approach to customer due diligence, among other things. In this article, we will deal in short with the sections that relate to customer due diligence measures. Customer […]

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Returns Policy and the Consumer Protection Act

A supplier of goods usually dictates the terms and conditions of sale and includes the returns policy applicable. When constructing these terms and conditions, it is important to keep the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act (the CPA) in mind, as they apply irrespective of the store refund policy. There are a number of sections in […]

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deposit

Jordaan And Others V City Of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality And Others – Municipalities can no longer charge new owners for the debts of previous owners

On 29 August 2017, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in an application for confirmation of an order by the High Court in Pretoria. The issue to be decided, was the meaning and constitutional validity of Section 118(3) of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”). This […]

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corporate governance

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act – Key amendments to look out for (Part 1)

The Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001 (FICA) has been the key regulatory tool to protect the integrity of the South African financial system against abuse for illicit purposes like money laundering the proceeds of crime and the financing of terrorism. The FICA Amendment Act No 2 of 2017 (“the Act”) published in the Government Gazette […]

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privacy

Prince v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development – A case for privacy

On 31 March 2017, the High Court in Cape Town gave a seminal judgment in the case of Prince v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others , in which it declared sections of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act No. 140 of 1992 (hereinafter referred to as the “Drugs Act”) and the Medicines […]

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