Article by Savera Singh, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys THE BASIC EDUCATION LAWS AMMENDMENT BILL The Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (“the Bill”), which was presented in Parliament on 10 January 2022, seeks to amend, inter alia, the South African Schools Act 84 of 1996 by introducing new regulations around
Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked by Ashleigh Butler, Associate and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Senior Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 13 July 2022 BACKGROUND M (“the Plaintiff”) sued the MEC of the Department of Basic Education (“the Defendant”) in her representative capacity as the mother of her child (“T”), due to an eye
Article written by S’negugu Dlamini, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jordan Dias, Associate and relesed by Chantelle-Gladwin Wood, Senior Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 06 April 2022 Introduction Maintenance is the legal obligation to provide another person, for example, a minor child, with housing, food, clothing, education, and medical care, or with the means that are necessary
Article written by Avayakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys. BACKGROUND In her capacity as the mother and natural guardian of the minor child (herein after referred to as “B”), the Plaintiff instituted action against the Defendant (City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality). According to the Plaintiff, B was
SUMMARY On or about 22 December 2016, the Honourable Justice Daffue J granted a decree of divorce in the unopposed motion court which included a deed of settlement pertaining to the care and residency of the two minor children born from the marriage which existed between the Applicant and Respondent. At the time, the parties