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How to obtain a protection order

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Introduction Domestic violence is perpetrated between men and women on a daily basis, however, an average of 7 South African women are murdered by a partner or immediate family member daily. In an attempt to combat this the Legislature has…

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Unborn children: do they have rights?

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A pressing question in law is whether unborn children have legal rights or not. This question often comes about in delictual cases where an unborn child has been harmed and is subsequently born with complications resulting from the harm. The…

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Being arrested: know your rights!

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The Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 provides strict guidelines as to when and how a person may be arrested, which include the instances where a police officer witnesses an offence being committed or where a warrant of arrest has…

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President Ramaphos’a reshuffle

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On Thursday 5th August 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa publicly announced some changes to the National Executive. This process has been referred to as a ‘cabinet reshuffle’. This is not the first reshuffle since the induction of President Ramaphosa, as shortly…

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Covid-19 vaccines in the workplace

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On 11 June 2021, the Government published an amended Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces (the “Direction”). Of particular significance in the Direction is the inclusion of guidelines (the “Guidelines”) concerning the possible imposition of…

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How to obtain a protection order

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Introduction Domestic violence is perpetrated between men and women on a daily basis, however, an average of 7 South African women are murdered by a partner or immediate family member daily. In an attempt to combat this the Legislature has…

Read More