May 13, 2016

Validity of Antenuptial Contracts

Validity of Antenuptial Contracts One must be careful when drafting and signing an Antenuptial Contract. Aside from ensuring that the contents is all correct, one must also ensure that all the necessary provisions are contained therein to make the contract valid. The consequences of neglecting to do so may result in a marriage in community […]
May 13, 2016

Rescission of judgement

Rescission of judgement Imagine receiving the nasty surprise that default judgement has been entered against your name because of a summons that you have never even received. It is necessary that you know the procedure of how to rescind a default judgement to get you out of this unwanted situation. Many people are confronted with […]
May 13, 2016

Basic Conditions of Employment

Basic Conditions of Employment There are basic standards which are set out in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 which regulate, amongst other, the working hours that employees are permitted to work. Whether these conditions are enforced in practice, however, is uncertain. The Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA) […]
May 13, 2016

Jurisdiction of Courts in matters involving companies

Jurisdiction of Courts in matters involving companies Traditionally, and under the previous Companies Act, a company could have a principal place of business and a registered office. A company could, for instance, conduct its business at one office and also have a registered office with its auditors. In terms of the 1973 Companies Act any […]