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The latest legal updates: 6-10 May 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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Case Law

Read summaries of Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal judgments handed down during April 2024 here.

 

Attorney Alert: 6 May 2024

Content in this week's edition includes the new Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Labour Court and Labour Court Appeal Court (GN4775 GG 50608 p82 3May2024), the draft Construction Industry Development Board Amendment Bill (GenN2448 GG 50608 p185 3May2024) and the draft Gauteng Petitions Amendment Bill, 2024 (PN391 PG 160 p3 26Apr2024).

 

Details on the following new legal publications, which can be obtained from our Book Supply Service, are also included:

  • Juta's Statutes Editors. Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 & Regulations. – 7th ed. – Juta, 2023. (Juta’s Pocket Statutes)

  • Kumar, R. Medico-Legal Aspects of Cerebral Palsy: A Handbook for Legal and Healthcare Practitioners. – Juta, 2024.

  • Malherbe, R., Meyer, A. and Muller, H. Introduction to Legislative Drafting. – Juta, 2024.

  • Peté, S. et al. Peté and Hulme's Civil Procedure: A Practical Guide. – 4th ed. – Oxford University Press, 2024.

  • Potgieter, C. Quantum of Damages: Quick Guide 2024. – Juta, 2024.

 

References to articles from the most recent issues of De Rebus, Business Tax and Company Law Quarterly and South African Journal on Human Rights are included, such as:

 

This edition also refers to the following Supreme Court of Appeal judgments:


Highlights for the month of April can be viewed here.

 

Employment and Labour Law Alert: 6 May 2024

Content in this week's edition includes the new Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Labour Court and Labour Court Appeal Court (GN4775 GG 50608 p82 3May2024).

 

Details on the following new publication, which can be obtained from our Book Supply Service, are also included:

  • Juta's Statutes Editors. Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 & Regulations. – 7th ed. – Juta, 2023. (Juta’s Pocket Statutes)

 

References to articles from the most recent issues of De Rebus and South African Journal on Human Rights are included, such as:

Highlights for the month of April can be viewed here.

 

Insurance Law Alert: 7 May 2024

This edition contains a reference to the following Supreme Court of Appeal judgment concerning the powers of the Council for Medical Schemes to investigate the conduct of a broker:

 

The following High Court judgment concerning contracts concluded by the Director-General of the Unemployment Insurance Fund is also included:

 

An amendment of the Rules of the Government Employees Pension Fund has been published in the Government Gazette (GenN2446 GG 50585 p3 2May2024).


Highlights for the month of April can be viewed here.

 

Health Law Alert: 8 May 2024

Wednesday's edition contains a reference to the following Supreme Court of Appeal judgment concerning the powers of the Council for Medical Schemes to investigate the conduct of a broker:

 

The following High Court judgments are also included:

 

This edition refers to journal articles from the latest issue of De Rebus, such as:


Highlights for the month of April can be viewed here.

 

Energy Law Alert: 3 and 9 May 2024

The 3rd of May's edition contains references to the following Supreme Court of Appeal judgment:

 

The following High Court judgment is also included:

 

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published the Draft Gas Master Plan, 2024 in the Government Gazette for comment (GN4760 GG 50569 p43 26Apr2024).


Yesterday’s edition features the latest news and commentary regarding Shell’s intention to divest from South African downstream operations.

 

This edition also contains a reference to the following High Court judgment:

 

Also included is the following journal article from the latest issue of De Rebus:

 

Amendments to Regulations 75 (Application fees for permissions, permits, rights and appeals) and 76 (Prospecting fees) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations were published in the Government Gazette (RGN4789 GG 50623 p3 7May2024).


Highlights for the month of April can be viewed here.

 

 

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Date posted: 10 May 2024


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