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Laws against strikes – The South African experience in an international and comparative perspective
This contribution reviews the book entitled Laws against Strikes – The South African Experience in an International and Comparative Perspective edited by Bob Hepple, Rochelle le Roux and Silvana Sciarra.
The bald and golden eagle protection act, species-based legal protection and the danger of misidentification
The Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940 bestows legal protection on two North American eagle species in the United States of America. The Act was originally aimed at the legal protection of only one species: the ...
Municipal tender awards and internal appeals by unsuccessful bidders
(North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Faculty of Law, 2010)
In recent years, bidders aggrieved by municipal tender awards are increasingly resorting to Section 62 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act1 for relief. The application of this provision to tender processes is ...
The history of labour hire in Namibia: a lesson for South Africa
Labour hire, the practice of hiring out employees to clients by a labour broker, has been a part of Namibia’s history since the early 1900s in the form of the contract labour system. This form of employment was characterized ...
Recent developments in the provision of pro bono legal services by attorneys in South Africa
This paper focuses on legal service delivery for the indigent by attorneys in private practice acting pro bono in civil rather than criminal matters. In this regard there have been and continue to be considerable gaps ...
Public servants' right to strike in Lesotho, Botswana and South Africa – a comparative study
Restrictions on the rights of public officers to strike are permitted by the Constitutions of Lesotho, Botswana and South Africa, where such limitations are reasonable, necessary and justifiable in a democratic society. ...
The prosecution of incitement to genocide in South Africa
The inchoate crime of direct and public incitement to commit genocide was first recognised under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948). The creation of the crime was a direct result ...
What is the Future of Polygyny (Polygamy) in Africa?
The traditional practice of polygyny, whereby only a man is allowed to marry more than one wife in a customary marriage, has long been perceived to be an offender of women's rights. Recent family law reforms on the African ...
Addressing the spectre of cyber terrorism: a comparative perspective
This article looks at the definition of cyber terrorism and terrorist use of the Internet. The article evaluates cyber terrorist threats facing countries such as the United States of America, the United Kingdom, India ...
Protecting personal information in the era of identity theft: just how safe is our personal information from identity thieves?
Identity theft has become one of the fastest growing white collar crimes in the world. It occurs when an individual's personal information such as inter alia his or her name, date of birth or credit card details is used ...