Monthly Archives: December 2016

Personal relationships: A Case Study:

  We concluded our last blog with a general look at breach of promise in SA Law and how this illustrates how the law is moulded by case law; and eventually changed altogether over time. Here is the case study.

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Personal relationships other than Marriage:

There are relationships other than marriage. If a relationship between consenting adults does not comply with the legal requirements of a marriage contract; the law will not recognise it as such.

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Social Media and The Law: A case study: Part 2.

We now continue with the case study we started on Monday. We will now look at the facts of that case in a little more detail; to analyse and expand on the issue of when a person can be held … Continue reading

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Social Media and The Law: A case study.

And now; as they say in the classics; “for something completely different.” We will take a turn away from our usual legal topics, Consumer Law and our protection in terms of the Consumer Protection Act and look briefly at Defamation … Continue reading

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Online Privacy: Is it a thing of the past?

Today we thought we would have a look at online privacy or rather the lack of it. In terms of our Constitution of the RSA, Act No: 108 of 1996; and the Bill of rights; we are all guaranteed the … Continue reading

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Lawyers: Who and what are they?

In this blog; we thought we would answer a question we were asked this last week; and not for the first time. Who and what are lawyers?

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Bank Internet Fraud 3:

How do we deal with this situation? The Rica legislation should be protecting us. It sets out certain requirements. We believe that a bank and a mobile operator have a duty of care to their customers and that this duty … Continue reading

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Bank Internet Fraud 2:

To illustrate the attitude of Mobile Operators and Banks to your losses as a result of a SIM card swop; we are going to look at a recent case study: Dave Smith and his wife Mary were the victim of … Continue reading

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Bank Internet Fraud:

Have you been the subject of Bank Internet Fraud? The writer has twice; and in my case some years ago thieves apparently cloned my debit card and stole R 10000.00 out of my linked bank accounts before I knew what … Continue reading

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BAIL 3 CONTINUED:

Earlier this week we looked at Bail in general and its form and types. The most recent complete Criminal Procedure Act is No 51 of 1977.

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