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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 in which it sought an order compelling the Respondent to negotiate with a view to conclude an agency shop agreement with it.

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