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Rent interdict

The powers of a Sheriff to conduct an inventory in terms of a Rent Interdict when the Judgement Debtor is not present, and the premises are locked

A Landlord, who struggles to obtain rental payments from his Tenants, may demand, in writing to his Tenants, the amount of rental payment that is in arrears. Should the Landlord be unsuccessful and a period of 7 (seven) days or longer has lapsed, the Landlord may consider instituting legal proceedings in accordance with the Rental […]

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eviction

A private property owner’s guide to the legal eviction of unlawful occupants

South Africa is home to approximately 200,000 homeless people, a significant portion of the nation’s population of 53.5 million. While commendable efforts are being made to combat this, an unlawful occupant may cause considerable loss to a private property owner. In the event of this happening, it is crucial for the property owner to know […]

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restraint of trade

Understanding Restraint of Trade Agreements

A Restraint of Trade agreement is included in the majority of employment contracts in South Africa, yet most parties only enquire about the enforceability of clause at the conclusion of the period of employment. It is of crucial that all parties have a full understanding of the clause and its potentially far-reaching implications. This presents […]

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immigration law

Immigration Law: The developments that every migrant should know about

On 28 July 2017, the South African Government gazetted the White Paper on International Migration for South Africa (“the Paper”) for comment. The Paper is aimed at providing a policy framework that will guide the comprehensive review and development of immigration and related legislation. South Africa’s international migration policy was set out in the 1999 […]

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