December 14, 2017

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER SOMEONE IS ARRESTED FOR A CRIME?

        Arrest is one of the lawful methods of securing the attendance of an accused person in court. It is also the most drastic method. Section 38 […]
December 14, 2017

THE COMMUNITY SCHEMES OMBUD SERVICE ACT 9 OF 2011 (“CSOSA”)

The CSOSA came into operation on 7 October 2016. One of the main purposes of CSOSA is to provide for a mechanism that can facilitate dispute resolution for community schemes. […]
December 14, 2017

GEARING UP FOR POPI COMPLIANCE

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act is a piece of legislation to keep a close eye on. The POPI Act outlines how companies may collect, handle, store and discard […]
December 5, 2017

DO RESTRAINT OF TRADE AGREEMENTS WORK?

A restraint of trade is an agreement between an employer and an employee, or a provision in an employment contract that restricts an employee from being employed by a competitor […]
December 5, 2017

DIVORCED STAY AT HOME PARENT

Are you recently divorced and a stay at home parent? Know your rights and get what you deserve! In South African law, section 7(2) of the Divorce Act deals with […]