By Stef de Gouveia and checked by Saul Mayers     Background:  Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd (the “Applicant”) sought an order for the provisional liquidation of Bloemfontein Celtic Football Club Pty (Ltd) (the “Respondent”). The purpose of the provisional liquidation proceedings was as a result of the Respondent’s failure to effect payment of
By Alisha Naik, Candidate Attorney and Simone Jansen van Rensburg, Associate Introduction Since the implementation of the national lockdown (“Lockdown”) as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, certain contraventions of the Regulations (“Lockdown laws”) governing the Lockdown have created new criminal offences for which an individual may be criminally charged and convicted. South Africa, more

Squatter Rights

By Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner and Anja Van Wijk, Senior Associate Introduction This article examines what “squatter rights” are in the context of the South African Law of Landlord and Tenant, in relation to both commercial and residential property. What is a squatter? A squatter is any person or organisation that continues to occupy a property
Summary Ms Manyetsa (“the Applicant”) works as an underground electrician for New Kleinfontein Gold Mine (Pty) Ltd (“the Respondent”) . In this matter, she sought damages against the Respondent based on sec 6(1) of the Employment Equity Act (“EEA”) for loss actually incurred when she, in terms of a policy (Maternity Leave and Women in
In this article we look at the legality of different kinds of penalties and legal fees imposed by sectional title bodies corporate against defaulting owners in terms of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 (“STSMA”) and the Regulations thereto, the Conventional Penalties Act 15 of 1962, the National Credit Act 34 of
City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (“COJ”) has recently stuck up posters in its walk-in centres advertising its “RSSC Query Escalation Process”. The RSSC Query Escalation Process In terms of the COJ’s latest RSSC Query Escalation Process (which is an internal policy that has been communicated to the public) an aggrieved customer must do the following
Click here for TUHF’s Press Release:  URGENT NOTIFICATION FROM SCHINDLERS 31 August 2017-Jordan s 118 The applicants in this matter were various consumers of various municipalities.  They had been refused the supply of services to their properties, or had had their service supply to such properties terminated, on the basis that they refused to make