Law

Free State ordered to pay NPOs R120 million in outstanding subsidies

“If financial constraints were an issue, the respondents should have played open cards,” says judge

By Tania Broughton - 26 May 2020

Court challenge to government’s “peanut butter sandwich ban”

Lockdown regulations stop or intimidate charities’ food handouts

By Tania Broughton - 25 May 2020

Court victory for “invisible, undocumented children”

Fathers to be able to register the births of their children without the mother being present or giving consent

By Tania Broughton - 20 May 2020
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Police must pay R96,000 in damages to gospel singer after warrantless search

“Evil act” perpetrated by police who have constitutional duty to protect society, says judge

By Tania Broughton - 11 May 2020
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Covid-19 relief can be aligned to BEE, court rules

Afriforum and Solidarity will appeal to the Constitutional Court

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 11 May 2020
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Corrupt official’s house can be forfeited, Constitutional Court rules

Property acquired through crime is not protected by the Constitution

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 5 May 2020
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Judge hits back at attorneys who accused him of bias

Application by Road Accident Fund attorneys dismissed

By Tania Broughton - 5 May 2020
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Why the court ruled that the ban on religious gatherings is not unconstitutional

Under the regulations, every religious denomination is prevented from praying in congregation

By Tanveer Jeewa - 5 May 2020
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Tobacco companies go to court to challenge regulations

Attorney says cigarette ban “is self-evidently irrational”

By Tania Broughton - 4 May 2020
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Covid-19: Why court allowed father to travel between provinces to bring children home

Judge explains reasons for ruling

By Geoffrey Allsop - 17 April 2020
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Covid-19: What are your rights as an employee?

Quick guide to the lockdown rules

By Shane Johnson and Samantha Robb - 7 April 2020
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Covid-19: New regulations clamp down on profiteering

Competition Tribunal can deal with matters urgently and impose pricing orders

By Tania Broughton - 4 April 2020
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Covid-19: New regulations make it easier to trace contacts of infected people

Retired judge to be appointed to protect right to privacy

By Tania Broughton - 2 April 2020
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Communities clash over future of Fish River Sun land

AmaZizi and Prudhoe communities dispute colonial and apartheid history

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 2 April 2020
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Who can unions admit as members?

NUMSA wished to represent workers in a company in the packaging industry, but the Constitutional Court said it can’t

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 31 March 2020
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If your conviction for a crime is overturned, do you get your job back?

A Constitutional Court judgment answers this – at least in the case of SANDF employees

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 24 March 2020