BACKGROUND Atlantic Marine and Aviation LLP (the “Owner”), the defendant in the matter, chartered the ‘Atlantic Tonjer’, a multi-purpose support vessel (the “Vessel”), to the claimant, Boskalis Offshore Marine Contracting BV (“the “Charterer”) under the BIMCO SupplyTime 2017 Charter Party for Offshore Support Vessels (the “BIMCO Agreement”). A charter party is a deed or an
BACKGROUND AND FACTS The Appellant, Bondev Midrand (Pty) Ltd, developed over 4000 residential dwellings in Midstream Estate. The appeals in this matter relate to immovable property within the aforesaid estate as sold by the Appellant to Mr Ramokgopa and Mr and Mrs Puling, respectively. The two appeals relate to the transfer of property in case
SUMMARY The central issue in this appeal is whether the Appellant, the Advertising Authority of South Africa (the ASA), has jurisdiction over persons who are not its members and who have not consented to its jurisdiction. The respondent (Herbex), which carries on business marketing complementary medicines, is not a member of the ASA. Herbex launched
SUMMARY In 2013, the Minister of Energy determined, in terms of section 34 of the Electricity Regulation Act, that South Africa required 9.6 gigawatts of nuclear power, and further that the Department of Energy should begin the procurement process for same. In this review application, Earthlife Africa – Johannesburg and the Southern African Faith Communities’’
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
By Pierre van der Merwe, Partner and Charlotte Clarke, Candidate Attorney, 8 November 2017   Introduction The issue of sexual harassment is in the spotlight recently with everyone from Hollywood director Harvey Weinstein to our own South African politicians coming under fire for their conduct. The #MeToo movement has further encouraged victims of sexual harassment
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
Summary The matter concerns an application for leave to appeal by Samuel Khanye (the “First Applicant”) and Victor Moyo (the “Second Applicant”) against a judgment handed down in the North West High Court, Mafikeng (“High Court”). The High Court held that the Applicants and the 5 (five) co-accused (the “Co-accused”) were guilty, based on the doctrine
This article discusses the court’s finding in the case of Gees v Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Western Cape and Others (974/2015) [2016] ZASCA 136; 2017 (1) SA 1 (SCA) (29 September 2016), in which it was held that the onerous conditions imposed by a heritage authority for the re-development of the property