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Legal updates: 1-5 July 2024

This update includes a small selection of highlights from our paid subscription-based comprehensive newsletters and the latest blog posts. View free sample copies of our newsletters at https://www.lexinfo.co.za/newsletters or contact us at alert@lexinfo.co.za for more information or a quotation.

 

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Attorney Alert: 1 July 2024

The edition for the period 24 June to 1 July 2024 features several topics such as embryo donation, executive management agents, transfer pricing audits and the doctrine of commorientes.


Government Gazette notices referred to include the Draft Guidelines on Indivisible Transactions (GN5000 GG 50880 p90 28Jun2024) in terms of the Competition Act and the Amendment General Regulations regarding Children (RGN4993 GG 50870 p3 26Jun2024) in terms of the Children’s Act 38 of 2005.

 

Several media comments and articles referring to recent judgments are also included such as:


Highlights from the month of June can be viewed here.

 

Employment and Labour Law Alert: 1 July 2024

The latest edition features references to the judgments reported in the May 2024 edition of the Industrial Law Journal.

 

The following Government Gazette notices are included in this week’s edition:

  • Employment of Educators Act 76 of 1998: Annual cost-of-living adjustment for Educators employed in terms of the Act with effect from 1 April 2024. – GN4995 GG 50880 p14 28Jun2024

  • Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995. Notice published by the Essential Services Committee regarding the investigation as to whether the following services are essential: The service of lifeguarding beach bathers against sharks/shark attacks; The following border management services: agricultural specialized functions, environmental specialized functions, immigration specialized functions, law enforcement and access control by the border guards and support services providing direct support to the above specialized functions; The following port services: marine services; cargo services; security services at ports; fire and emergency services at ports; and dredging services; Primary healthcare services provided at tertiary institutions. – GenN2604 GG 50880 p235 28Jun2024

 

The Labour Appeal Court judgment in Education Labour Relations Council v Department of Education, Gauteng and Others (JA72/2022) [2024] ZALAC 27 (12 June 2024) is also included, along with the following recent Labour Court judgments:


Highlights from the month of June can be viewed here.

 

Insurance Law Alert: 2 July 2024

Tuesday's edition contains the following resources:

 

The Ombudsman for Long-term Insurance and the Ombudsman for Short-term Insurance have published their Annual Report for 2023.

 

Also included in this week’s edition is a reference to the following Pension Funds Adjudicator determination:


Highlights from the month of June can be viewed here.

 

Health Law Alert: 3 July 2024

The Regulations defining the scope of the profession of dietitians under the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974, s 33(1) have been published in the Government Gazette (GN5003 GG 50880 p105 28Jun2024).

 

This week’s edition contains a reference to the following High Court judgment:

 

The following journal articles are also included:


Highlights from the month of June can be viewed here.

 

Energy Law Alert: 4 July 2024

This week’s edition features references to the following Supreme Court of Appeal judgment:

 

Also included are the following media comments regarding recent High Court judgments:

 

Highlights from the month of June can be viewed here.

 

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Image design: Daniélle Geldenhuys

Date posted: 5 July 2024


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