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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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Testamentary Trusts

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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Collection of tuition fees

Collection of Tuition Fees by Declaration of Immovable Property Executable- Difference between Public and Independent Schools

In celebration of Nelson Mandela Day on 18 July 2018, SchoemanLaw Inc. will be reviewing the effect that Nelson Mandela has had on South African Law. Nelson Mandela signed the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 108 of 1996 into Law on 10 December 1996 (hereinafter the “Constitution”). The Constitution was the finalisation of […]

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