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Schools Closed! To Reopen on Announced Timeline 

The recent announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that schools will be closed and re-opening in accordance with a pre-determined schedule, has once again resulted in significant debate and discussion by all those affected, during the current Covid-19 pandemic.   With South Africa now having the fifth highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases globally, the public outcry for schools […]

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#Deceased Estates – Removing an Executor from Office

When someone dies the deceased estate is reported to the Master of the High Court (“the Master”) and the administration conducted by the executor or masters’ representative as the case may be. Where the executor is not performing these duties to the required standard, such person may be removed from office.  In this regard sections, […]

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Property Rates and Prescription in a Nutshell

All property owners are obliged to pay rates and utilities in respect of their properties. Section 229 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa states that municipalities can charge rates on property and surcharges on fees for services provided by or on behalf of the municipality. These powers of municipalities are enshrined in […]

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Online Shopper Be Aware!

Online shopping, whether it be for goods or services, has segmented its own small part of our reality in recent years. Be it browsing a catalogue or reacting to a social media post of a person complaining that they didn’t get what they paid for; most people are at least familiar with the concept of […]

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Developments in TERS #COVID19

The COVID-19 nationwide lockdown has brought about various emergency measures which for the most part are unknown territories to South Africans. Many businesses are under pressure, and in order to keep their doors open, have had to resort to emergency measures. These measures can only be viable if efficiently captured and processed by the various […]

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