The fact it is, all of us at some stage of our lives has been subjected to harassment in some form whether directly or indirectly and when it happens...
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Know your rights when you are being harassed

Harassment will probably not be a topic unknown to most readers of this article. The fact it is, all of us at some stage of our lives has been subjected to harassment in some form whether directly or indirectly and when it happens, it can be difficult to resolve. Difficult to resolve; a person being […]

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Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill: Interim Order of the Constitutional Court becomes final

Introduction The 30th November 2019 marked the last day for Parliament to rectify the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act No. 120 1998 (“the RCMA”) in line with the Interim Order handed down by the Constitutional Court (“the CC”) in Ramuhovhi and Others v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others (CCT194/16) [2017] ZACC […]

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#Metoo – what comes next?

It is the unfortunate state of affairs that sexual harassment in the workplace constantly rears its ugly head, and while it may be near impossible to be rid of it entirely, it is by no means an indication that it should continue.  It is for that reason that it is important for you to know […]

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Independant Schools and Expulsion – Contract and the Constitution

As of 9 January 2019, and estimated 402 141 students were enrolled in the 1966 independent schools scattered throughout South Africa.[1] As such, 3% of all students are in attendance at independent schools. No statistic could be found indicating how many students left the independent school curriculum. However, case law suggests independent schools have the […]

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Recent Changes – Government Pension Funds and Divorce Settlements

Government employees who are members of the Government Employees Pension Fund (‘GEPF’) can breathe a sigh of relief, as their pension interest will no longer be subject to the ‘debt’ approach when distributing pension interest when enforcing terms of a Divorce Settlement Order. The previous rules were structured in such a way that the divorce […]

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