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Legal Updates from 4 to 8 March: What You Need to Know

Updated: Mar 12

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Case Law

View summaries of the judgments handed down by the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal during February 2024 here.


Attorney Alert: 4 March 2024

Monday's edition includes information such as:


Government Gazette notices (GN4457, GN4458, and GN4456 in GG 50243 dated 1 March 2024) regarding changes to daily meal allowances, incidental costs, and the per-kilometer rate for motor vehicles under the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962.

The schedule of fees of office as prescribed by regulations 84 and 86 in terms of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 was substituted by regulation number 4447 in gazette notice 50239 dated 29 February 2024.


Additionally, the Information Regulator issued its first Enforcement Notice to FT Rams Consulting, a training institution, in response to a direct marketing complaint, citing violations of the Protection of Personal Information Act. Further details are provided in the Regulator's media statement released on 27 February 2024.


Employment and Labour Law Alert: 4 March 2024

Monday’s edition includes a reference to the latest Labour Appeal Court judgment:


The following Labour Court judgments are also included:


Insurance Law Alert: 5 March 2024

This week’s edition features the latest news and commentary regarding the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill; National Health Insurance (NHI); and the newly-formed National Financial Ombud scheme.


Also included is a reference to the following NHI-related High Court judgment:


Health Law Alert: 6 March 2024

The latest edition contains a reference to the following journal article:


The following High Court judgment in which Solidarity lost its bid to scrap NHI posts is also included:


This edition also features media commentary regarding the following judgments:


Energy Law Alert: 7 March 2024

Yesterday’s edition contains references relating to the Independent Assessment of Eskom’s Operational Situation report by the VGBE Consortium.


The following High Court judgment regarding mining rights is included:


Also included is commentary on the following Competition Appeal Court judgment finding that the Competition Commission has jurisdiction to investigate excessive gas prices:


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Date posted: 8 March 2024

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