BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY The court was tasked with considering whether or not the sentence passed in the trial court was in accordance with justice, in terms of section 304 of the Criminal Procedure Act, 51 of 1977 (“the Act”).   The accused appeared before the magistrate in Muizenberg in the district of Simon’s Town and
SUMMARY This case deals with an arrest made in terms of Section 40 (1)(b) of the Criminal Procedure Act (“CPA”), namely an arrest made by a peace officer without a warrant where such an officer is under the reasonable suspicion that the accused may have committed an offence referred to in Schedule 1:   Facts
BACKGROUND The Respondent had been employed by AFGEN (Pty) Ltd (“the Appellant”) for just over a year, during which period she suffered from depression and was placed on sick leave for two months. Subsequent to the Respondent’s return, in December 2011, she was charged with misconduct for: (i) sending unauthorized emails to customers and (ii)
Introduction  Urban delinquency is a term coined by our offices to describe the growing trend by occupants and owners of ignoring or openly violating municipal by-laws, health and safety laws, environmental laws, building laws and zoning laws in densely populated urban areas. This article explains how some of the more typical violations of these important
SUMMARY Cheryll Lewarne (“the Appellant”) brought an Application in the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Johannesburg for an order for the payment of her salary and 13th (thirteenth) cheque from her employer at the time, Fochem International (Pty) Ltd (“the Respondent). The Appellant was employed by the Respondent for a number of years and