Law

Muslim marriages under court scrutiny

Women need protection of the law, argues Women’s Legal Centre

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Law | 28 August 2017

Should the state pay damages if a police officer hurts his partner?

The High Court and Supreme Court of Appeal reached different decisions. Now the Constitutional Court must decide.

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Law | 23 August 2017

Residents compel Limpopo municipality to provide clean water

But it remains to be seen if the Sekhukhune District Municipality will stick to court settlement

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Law | 18 August 2017

Disclosure of party funding: only if it’s relevant, says DA

Not all funding information is useful to voters, argues opposition party

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Law | 16 August 2017

Voters have a right to information about party funding, court told

DA to oppose calls for disclosure of funders

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Law | 15 August 2017

Black Sash appeals social grants deduction case

Organisation argues that High Court failed to recognise history of predatory practices

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Law | 4 August 2017

Judge reprimands MEC for haphazard school eviction

Court delays Grootkraal eviction

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Law | 1 August 2017

Parliamentarian tries to curb abortion

Terminating a pregnancy after 12 weeks will be much harder if bill passes

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Law | 1 August 2017

Digital TV for poor households: understanding the Concourt’s judgments

Set top boxes case split the highest court three ways

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Law | 31 July 2017

Companies using labour brokers to evade workers’ rights

Labour Relations Act unlawfully circumvented by middlemen despite judgment

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Law | 29 July 2017

Asylum seekers entitled to UIF

Court orders Department of Labour to pay out

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Law | 18 July 2017

Court victory for workers hired via labour brokers

Client company is considered employer if worker has been at company more than three months

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Law | 17 July 2017

Big victory for immigrant rights in Constitutional Court

Home Affairs must bring all detainees held under the Immigration Act before a magistrate within 48 hours

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Law | 29 June 2017

Understanding the OGOD judgment

The role of religion in public schools is not settled quite yet

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Law | 29 June 2017

Police defend controversial protest law in court

Notice to protest not in conflict with constitutional rights, argues Minister of Police

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Law | 16 June 2017

Constitutional Court orders probe into minister’s conduct

Bathabile Dlamini may yet have to pay court costs out of her own pocket

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Law | 15 June 2017