Most Recent Judgments

Civil law- Rules of natural justice- application for recusal of a judge. Judge previously decided live legal issue in another case. Allegation of apparent bias or apprehension thereof.

Interpretation of Statutes-Proper approach to interpretation of legal documents-Repeal of Statutes-Implied repeal-when applicable. Practice and Procedure-Abandoned point of law-Revival on appeal Costs of counsel-discretion of court-when dis

Appellant acknowledged indebtedness  to Respondent - Appellant failing to raise existence of trial issues and/or bonafide defence in Court a quo- Appeal dismissed with costs.

Three  different  matters  were   presented  for  hearing of appeal(1) and a renewed application for bail, certified by thei

Application Respondent to disclose assets for purposes  of securing a civil claim yet to  he instituted. Requirements to be established by Applicant1 assessed.

Application for leave to appeal - Interlocutory order of mandamus issued by the High Court against the Applicants - Whether High Court has jurisdiction - Appealability of the order - Importance of the proposed appeal and interests of justice to be considered -Leave granted - Meaning of pending before t

Application for leave to appeal - Interlocutory order of mandamus issued by the High Court against the Applicants - Whether High Court has jurisdiction - Appealability of the order - Importance of the proposed appeal and interests of justice to be considered -Leave granted - Meaning of pending before t

A tripartite order was sought against the decision of the Registrar of Companies (Registrar) declining to register applicants’  Association. It was for a review or setting aside the decision of the Registrar and a declaratory order to the effect that the decision of the Registrar was unconstitutional, at the same time declaring that the registration of applicants’ Association was commensurate to section 17 of the Companies Act No. 8 of2009 (Act). The respondents were opposed to the orders sought on a number of grounds.

Appeal---Application for extension of time--Failure to file heads of arguntent together with the list of authorities to be relied upon in ternts of Rule 22 (1) of the
Industrial Court of Appeal Rules---Application for extension of time in terms of Rule 16 filed--- Failure to apply for condonation in terms of Rule 17---Appellant failing to satisfy the legal requirements for extension and/or condonation---Application accordingly ref used and appeal struck off the roll.

Practice---Counsel appearing "on behalf of'' or "with instructions from" another counsel---Prudence advised

Applicant instituted an application seeking an order that a consultant's report compiled pursuant to a job evaluation and salary review exercise be referred to an independent expert for analysis and review.

Applicants instituted an urgent application seeking an order interdicting a disciplinary hearing against the 2nd Applicant pending the determination of a prayer for a declaratory order that the hearing was time-barred in terms