March 16, 2023

Applicability of prescription in Zurich Insurance Co. SA Ltd v Gauteng Provincial Govt

The general principles around prescription are found in the Prescription Act 68 of 1969 (“the Act”) which governs the prescription of debt and promotes certainty in […]
July 7, 2021

Prescription: Have my debts prescribed?

What is prescription? As a general rule, prescription occurs when a debtor’s liability to pay a specific debt is extinguished as a result of the passing […]
March 25, 2021

Retention of title/ownership of movable goods purchased on credit

Take scenario one, in which a purchaser pays the purchase price of a good in a one lump sum. In this case, they are entitled to take delivery of the goods, and ownership will be transferred from the […]
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