WHAT MAY SERVE AS SECURITY UNDER A NOTARIAL BOND?

MUST THE MOVABLE ASSETS BE CORPOREAL? Source: Allen WestTONKIN CLACEY PRETORIA012 346 1278 A notarial bond is defined in section 102 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 as follows: “means a bond attested by a notary public hypothecating movable property generally or specially” (my underlining) The question begging an answer is whether corporeal movable property… Continue Reading

Understanding How The Consumer Protection Act Helps You

Understanding How The Consumer Protection Act Helps You

What Is The Consumer Protection Act? Consumer protection is a legislation which is based on ensuring that the individual, or individuals, have the right to a business practice which is fair, transparent and open. What this means is that a consumer is protected against any untruths or deceptions from a business, such as stating the… Continue Reading

Some RICA provisions found to be unconstitutional

Some RICA provisions found to be unconstitutional

In the recent Pretoria High Court case of AMABHUNGANE CENTRE FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NPC Judge Sutherland had to consider two discrete questions:-  ·         The first is a challenge to the constitutionality of several provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication Related Information Act 70 of 2002 (RICA) which statute permits… Continue Reading

How does a Body Corporate deal with pet problems in sectional title schemes?

How does a Body Corporate deal with pet problems in sectional title schemes?

Prescribed Conduct Rule (“PCR”) 1 deals with the keeping of pets, and states: Keeping of animals, reptiles and birds:  (1) The owner or occupier of a section must not, without the trustees’ written consent, which must not be unreasonably withheld, keep an animal, reptile or bird in a section or on the common property. (2)… Continue Reading

South African Law Of Delict

A “civil wrong”. It basically deals with the circumstances in which one person can claim compensation from another for harm that has been suffered. Damages in delict are divided into: patrimonial/special damages (including medical costs, loss of income and the cost of repairs); non-patrimonial damages/general damages (including pain and suffering, disfigurement, loss of amenities and… Continue Reading

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