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December 13, 2016

TWO MINUTES TO A SWIMMING POOL TRAGEDY AND A R62M DAMAGES CLAIM

“There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child” (Dwight D. Eisenhower) A recent High Court decision highlights once again both the personal tragedy […]
December 13, 2016

EMPLOYERS: YOUR EE REPORT DEADLINE AND THE R1,5M FINE RISK

Failure by “designated” employers to lodge their employment equity reports on time risks severe penalties, with first offenders risking a fine of the greater of R1,5m […]
December 13, 2016

GETTING MARRIED? DON’T FORGET THE LEGAL CONSEQUENCES

“A good wife always forgives her husband when she’s wrong” (Rodney Dangerfield) With Wedding Season in full swing, here’s a timely reminder – take legal advice […]
December 13, 2016

BUY THAT HOUSE! YOU’RE OFF THE HOOK FOR THE SELLER’S MUNICIPAL DEBTS

“Why should a municipality be entitled to visit the sins of a predecessor in title upon innocent third parties when there is no relationship or connection […]
November 9, 2016

MUNISIPALITEITE KAN JOU NIE VERANTWOORDELIK HOU VIR OU EIENDOM-SKULD NIE

Op Maandag 7 November 2016 het die Noord Gauteng Hooggeregshof beslis dat iemand wat ‘n eiendom koop wat ‘n uitstaande munisipale skuld het – wat deur […]
November 9, 2016

MUNICIPALITIES CANNOT HOLD YOU LIABLE FOR OLD PROPERTY DEBT

On Monday, 7 November 2016 the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled that if someone buys a property that has an outstanding municipal-related debt to […]
November 3, 2016

‘N STRYD TUSSEN DAWID EN GOLIAT. BEFONDSING VIR LITIGASIE.

‘n Mens sal graag wil hê dat die reg vir alle litigante toeganklik moet wees. Ongelukkig is die kostes van litigasie in die hoër howe ‘n […]
November 3, 2016

KAN EK MY HUUREIENDOM MET NUWE SLOT EN GRENDEL BESKERM?

“I’ll answer him by law” (Shakespeare) Dit kan enige eienaar tot raserny dryf. ‘n Huurder wat nie sy maandelikse huur betaal nie of wat voortdurend die […]
November 3, 2016

ALLE GEMEENSKAPSKEMAS: NUWE REËLS EN ‘N NUWE OMBUD

Nota: Soos met die vorige artikel is hierdie ook noodwendig slegs ‘n kort oorsig. Met die nuwe wetgewing is daar ingewikkelde bepalings en vereistes en indien […]
November 3, 2016

DEELTITELSKEMAS: NUWE VEREISTES VIR ‘N RESERWEFONDS EN ANDER BEPALINGS

Nota: Hierdie is slegs ‘n kort oorsig. Met die nuwe wetgewing is daar ingewikkelde bepalings en vereistes en indien jy ‘n trustee of bestuursagent is, moet […]
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