December 11, 2017

NAVIGATING THE COMMUNITY SCHEME OMBUD

Most sectional title owners would have noted that since October 2016 there has been an additional levy on their monthly invoices, allocated toward the Community Scheme […]
November 16, 2017

INTERPRETING NON-VARIATION CLAUSES OF A CONTRACT ALONGSIDE THE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS ACT 25 OF 2002 (“ECTA”)

Having been promulgated in April of 2006 the ECTA is by no means a novel piece of legislation. The ECTA seeks, among other things, to provide […]
May 24, 2017

REGULATIONS TO THE PREFERENTIAL PROCUREMENT POLICY FRAMEWORK ACT 5 OF 2000 (“PPPFA”)

The PPPFA regulates the procurement policy and framework of organs of state. Its purpose is to enhance the participation of Historically Disadvantaged Individuals (HDIs) and small, […]
May 24, 2017

CASE NOTE – LAUBSCHER N.O V DUPLAN AND ANOTHER [2016] ZACC 44:

On the 30 November 2016 the Constitutional Court dismissed an application for leave to appeal an order of the Pretoria High Court, concerning the intestate succession […]
May 24, 2017

THE ADVENT OF THE THIRD GENERATION SECTIONAL TITLE LEGISLATION – IMPLICATIONS FOR OWNERS

Background to Sectional Title Property: The South Africa legislature has recognised the need for a regulatory regime governing the vertical ownership of property. Prior to 1971, […]
May 24, 2017

DRAFTING YOUR LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT SHOULD BE YOUR FIRST PRIORITY

There are two key pieces of legislation which govern the manner in which a deceased estate it devolved upon death, namely the Intestate Succession Act 81 […]