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A Change in Regulations – Affecting How Foreign Nationals Travel In and Out of SA Whilst Awaiting Outcome of Their Permit Applications

Immigration Directive No 43 of 2010 was withdrawn on the 24 February 2014 by the Department of Home Affairs. This Directive allowed foreigners to travel in and out of the Republic of South Africa on expired temporary residence permits with the original (Acknowledgement of) Receipt as proof that an application has been submitted and was […]

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A Brief Overview of Legal Representation at the CCMA

In terms of Rule 25 of the Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings before the CCMA, legal practitioners are excluded from the CCMA conciliation proceedings. However, in terms of the CCMA arbitration proceedings a party to a dispute may appear in person or may be represented by a legal practitioner. The right to legal representation […]

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Latest Development on the Legal Practice Bill

The Legal Practice Bill has attracted a lot of attention both from members of the legal profession and the media. This is reflected in the debates and discussions that took place on the draft legislation and the submissions which were made to parliament in relation thereto. Some in the legal profession have argued that the […]

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Removal of a Director Under the Companies Act 71 of 2008

The purpose of this article is to clarify the circumstances under which a director of a company may be removed within the provisions of the Companies Act, No 71 of 2008 (hereafter ‘the Act’). A ‘director’ is defined in section 1 of the Act as ‘a member of the board of a company, as contemplated […]

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A Comparison of the Provisions Relating to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment

On 27 January 2014 the President of the Republic of South Africa assented to the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Act 46 of 2013 (‘the Amended Act’), issued under Government Gazette No. 37271. The Amended Act has drawn various reactions as some criticised its interference with businesses while others welcomed it with open arms. […]

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