April 12, 2016

Can I still make a case of unfair labour practice if i have settled?

Can I still make a case of unfair labour practice if i have settled? In this article we will discuss whether, in the face of an agreement between an employer and an employee in terms of which an employee accepts a demotion to a lower position, the employee is nevertheless entitled to refer an unfair […]
April 12, 2016

The application of the talem qualem rule

The application of the talem qualem rule In situations where a wrongdoer causes some form of damage to a victim, the victim might suffer more damage than one might usually expect. This might be caused by the specific circumstances in which the victim finds himself/herself, which leads to the victim suffering more damage than the […]
April 12, 2016

Standard acknowledgements of debt and the National Credit Act (NCA)

Standard acknowledgements of debt and the National Credit Act (NCA) The new NCA does not only regulate instalment sale agreements and lease agreements in respect of movables as was done by its predecessor, the repealed Credit Agreements Act 75 of 1980. The NCA also applies to a much wider variety of credit agreements and has […]
April 12, 2016

The Credit agreement

The Credit agreement If you default on a credit agreement and action is taken against you by the credit provider, you still have time, according to Section 129(3)(b) read with 129(3)(a) and S129(4) of the National Credit Act (“NCA”)[1] as well as the case of Firstrand Bank Limited v Nomsa Nkata[2] to re-instate the credit […]