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The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act

As from June 2020 the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (herein after the Act) will be fully operational in the country. While most have not heard about it before reading this item, it would be best suggested that motor-vehicle drivers familiarize themselves with the Act, paying special attention to the new demerit system […]

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What happens when your attorney pays your money to the wrong person?

Cybercrime can be described as a criminal activity that involves a computer and the internet. Cybercrime involves many criminal activities and this article aims to explore cybercrime in the legal profession and the implications thereof by taking a look at the High Court case of Fourie v Van der Spuy and De Jongh Inc. and […]

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Dispute Resolution in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

“Whoever controls the courts, controls the state.” Aristotle The courts of ancient Athens were fundamentally democratic with tens, hundreds and in some instances thousands of jurors adjudicating trials. There was no Judge, which role was taken up by the pool of jurors adjudicating at that time. One of the founding principles held dear by Athenians […]

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Protecting your Businesses Good Name in the Age of Idle Complaint

“The internet is where some people go to show their true intelligence; others, their hidden stupidity.” Anonymous The purpose of this article is to provide some insight into the rights and recourse available to a company when faced with the grim spectre of online defamation on social media or various public comment sites and forums. […]

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The Electronic Deeds Registration Systems Act: aims and objectives and does it bring change?

Introduction   On Thursday, 3 October 2019, the Electronic Deed Registration Systems Bill was signed into law after having been tabled in Parliament in 2017 and subsequently sent to the President for assent in March 2019. This article aims to explore the aims and objectives of the Electronic Deed Registration Systems Act (the “Act”) and […]

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