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Reporting a Motor Vehicle Collision Online

One is legally obligated to report motor vehicle collisions in terms of the National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996. This is to be done within 24-hours of the accident occurring or by the end of the first working day following the collision. It is necessary for the driver involved to do so and may […]

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Copyright Amendment Bill

Updated Directions Issued for Access to Justice Under Level 3

On 2 June 2020 the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Ronald Ozzy Lamola updated the directives regarding access to the justice service points under Lockdown Alert Level 3. Below is a summary of some of the important points to take note of, if you require access to the courts and related services. Permitted […]

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Domestic Workers are able to return to Work on level 3 – Here’s What Employers need to know!

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel as well as the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, have both clarified a long standing question for South Africans during the lockdown, being, when will Domestic Workers be able to return to work? Both Ministers have advised in their respective briefings to the media last […]

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The Gradual Phased Uplifting of the #lockdown and what it means for Businesses, Employers and Employees

On 23 April 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation and announced that from 1 May 2020 the nationwide lock down will be uplifted in a gradual and phased recovery process to ensure that economic activity can be revived through stages. The process will proceed in 5 strictly monitored alert levels and risk-adjusted strategies depending […]

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Amendments to Regulations – Essential Services during #LockdownSA 16 April 2020

1. Restaurants and Supermarkets Restaurants remain closed, but supermarkets are open to sell essential goods. 2. Alcohol Transportation is not allowed except for producing essential products such as hand sanitisers, disinfectants, soap. 3. Essential goods were expanded to include Hardware, components and supplies needed for emergency repairs at homes or for any project related to […]

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