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DECODING DEMOCRACY: THE LEGAL JOURNEY POST-ELECTIONS

Following the declaration of the election results by the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) on Sunday, 2nd June 2024, as per Section 57 of The Electoral Act 73 of 1998, we now turn our attention to the subsequent legal procedures, as envisioned through the stipulations of the Constitution and surrounding legislative frameworks. According to […]

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“ONE’S WILL IS POSSIBLY THE MOST IMPORTANT DOCUMENT OF ONE’S LIFETIME”. ~ THE DRAFTING OF WILLS, HARRY BARKER.

“ONE’S WILL IS POSSIBLY THE MOST IMPORTANT DOCUMENT OF ONE’S LIFETIME”. ~ THE DRAFTING OF WILLS, HARRY BARKER.

A recent client survey conducted by Discovery Life reveals that, while 98% of respondents believe that having a will is important, almost a third of the participants conceded that they do not have a will in place (31%). Everyone wants their family members and loved ones to be cared for when they are no longer

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THE RISKS OF BEING MARRIED IN COMMUNITY OF PROPERTY

THE RISKS OF BEING MARRIED IN COMMUNITY OF PROPERTY

Matrimony is a momentous and transformative occurrence in an individual’s existence, signifying affection, dedication, and collaboration. Couples can select the legal system that will oversee their marriage in many regions of the world. Getting married under the community of property system, which combines the assets and obligations of both spouses, is one such alternative. This

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SOLAR IS COMPLEX – STAYING IN A COMPLEX AND WANT TO INSTALL SOLAR, WHAT YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF…

With the ongoing need to source alternative power solutions in your residence, to do this in a scheme is slightly more “complex” than it seems. If you own a unit in a complex, you own the interior of that unit, termed a “section”, as well as an “undivided share in the common property”, where the

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IT’S ABOUT TIME TO UNDERSTAND “OVERTIME”

IT’S ABOUT TIME TO UNDERSTAND “OVERTIME”

In South Africa, labour laws have beenestablished and is regulated through legislation such as the Basic Conditionsof Employment Act 75 of 1977 (BCEA) to protect the rights of workers and ensurefair and just working conditions. One important aspect of these regulations isovertime pay, which compensates employees for working beyond their normalworking hours. This article aims

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