Codicillus - Volume 42, Issue 1, 2001
Volume 42, Issue 1, 2001
Address by Mr Justice BM Ngoepe, Judge President of the Transvaal Provincial Division, at the opening function of the Law Faculty on 20 February 2001Author J.B.M. NgoepeSource: Codicillus 42, pp 2 –4 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Address by Mr JusticeBM Ngoepe, Judge President ofthe Transvaal Provincial Division, at the opening function of theLaw Faculty on 20 February 2001I believe that this is an appropriateoccasion to talk about some of thedevelopments in the practical applica-tion of the law in the country since thenew constitutional dispensation, so thatwe may be able to ask ourselves whetherany adaptations in the teaching of laware necessary; or whether there are anyparticular areas which require moreconcentrated studies. I do not pretendto deal with all such areas in this paper.There has been at least two maincauses of the need for accelerated, concentrated or even specialised studies.Firstly, ..
Author G. Van NiekerkSource: Codicillus 42, pp 5 –13 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... The status of indigenous law in theSouth African legal order: a newparadigm for the common law?Gardiol van Niekerk, Professor, Departmentof Jurisprudence, University of South AfricaSengwalwa se se nyakis? is?a maemo a molaowa seAfrika ka gare ga molao ya AfrikaBorwa, kudu ge e ba molao wo wa seAfrika oka ts?eiwa bjalo ka legato la bone la magato amararo a go nyamis?a a molao wa AfrikaBorwa wo o bops?ago ke molao wa MaRoma, wa MaRoma-MaDutch gammogo le waMaisimane. Sengwalwa se nyakis?is?a gapege e ba molao wo o ka ts?eiwa go ba wa sets?ogomme wa tsenywa go molao wa setlwaedigoba go bohlokwa go nyaka karolo ..
Author N. GoolamSource: Codicillus 42, pp 14 –19 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Justice and equity in Roman andIslamic lawNazeem Goolam, Senior Lecturer, Depart-ment of Jurisprudence, UnisaSengwalwa se se nyakis?is?a taba ya toka letekatekano mo molaong wa MaRoma le waMaIslamo ka go lebelela pele bohlokwa bjataba ya toka le tekatekano mo Afrika Borwalehono. Ge motho a lebeledis?is? a ka s?edipots?is?o ya ge e ba molao ke ntepa le les?agole toka go tloga go laets?a gore toka ga se tiroya motho wa nama goba seo se dirwagolefaseng ka bophara, eups?a ke tiro yaModimo. Toka le tekatekano molaong waMaRoma le wa MaIslamo ke monwana lelenala mo mabakeng a mants?i, gomme se sedira gore mo sengwalweng se go ts? ..
Conscience against the law : Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Bram Fischer as practising lawyers during the struggleAuthor W. Le RouxSource: Codicillus 42, pp 20 –35 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Conscience against the law:Mahatma Gandhi, NelsonMandela and Bram Fischer aspractising lawyers during thestruggleWessel le Roux, Senior Lecturer, Depart-ment of Jurisprudence, University of South AfricaKa mo sengwalweng se sebotse se go nyaki-s?is?wa histori ya Gandhi, Mandela gammogole Fischer bjalo ka boramelao ba go lwelatokologo. Banna ba bararo ba, ka go bakgahlanong ga bona le kgethollo ya semorafele melao ya kgethollo ya Afrika Borwa, ba ileba gapelets?ega go hlanamela molao wo baikannego go o hlompha, go lwela toka yannete. Ka ditsheko ts?a bona ts?eo di bego di nale dipolotiki ka gare, ba ile ba fetola dikgorots?a tsheko go ba mafelo a go lwela toka. Kenako bjalo ..
Author M. Van JaarsveldSource: Codicillus 42, pp 36 –45 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Regstellende aksie in dieVerenigde State van Amerika Marlize van Jaarsveld, Lektrise, Departe-ment Handelsreg, Universiteit van Suid-AfrikaSengwalwa se se nyakis?is?a histori ya melaoya tiis?ets?o ya semorafe/bong mo nageng yaAmerika gammogo le maemo a molaomabapi le tiis?ets? o ya semorafe/bong mehlengyeno. Phethagats?o ya mananeo a tiis? ets? o alebelelwa ka s? edi mo pampiring ye golebelets? we kudu dipego go ts?wa nageng yaAmerika. Mafelelong s?edi e lebis? wa gobomolaotheo bja mananeo a gona kuaAmerika.1 InleidingDiskriminasie in die VSA word deurmiddel van wetgewing bekamp. Die CivilRights Act 1964 bevat Titel VII metomvattende wetsbepalings met die doelom diskriminasie aan te spreek. Daarword voorsiening gemaak vir die be-kamping van verskeie ..
Author H. SchulzeSource: Codicillus 42, pp 46 –53 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Lawyers as flanelled fools (3):Vivian Herbert (Boet or Knoppie)Neser* **Heinrich Schulze, Professor, Department ofMercantile Law, University of South AfricaThis article is an extract from my book South Africa's Cricketing Lawyers (1999). It isreproduced here with the kind permission ofthe publishers: Interdoc Consultants (Pty)Ltd. The book consists of 32 biographicalnotes on the lives of the 32 South Africaninternational cricketers who also had careersin law. Among these 32 internationalcricketers were three magistrates, one Masterof the Supreme Court, one law lecturer, sevenadvocates (three of whom would later becamejudges) and 20 attorneys. Six of these 32cricketing lawyers are still alive.The initial idea with the research contai-ned in my book ..
Address to Unisa Street Law students on the occasion of their certificate ceremony on 8 September 2000Source: Codicillus 42, pp 54 –58 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Address to Unisa Street Lawstudents on the occasion of theircertificate ceremony on8 September 2000by Lesley Frescura and Mala Naidoo, Directors, Transformation Education Africa*Lesley Frescura:It is a great pleasure and privilege to bewith you all today. I have been luckyenough to have been associated with theUNISA Street Law Programme for thelast four years, and I have watched itgrow and alter to accommodate thechanging needs of the communities itserves. I have worked with WilliamMphilo and Annastacia Mthembu, bothof whom have been dedicated to theprogramme, and it is due in no smallmeasure, through their hard work, thatit has proved to be the success it istoday. I also ..
Author Loutjie CoetzeeSource: Codicillus 42, pp 59 –60 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... from the law reports / Uit die hofverslae Criminal law /STRAFREG Verwydering en gebruik van eien- dom sonder toestemming van die eienaar ? Betekenis van ``besit'' in artikel 1(1) van die Algemene Regs- wysigingswet 50 van 1956 ? S v Rheeder 2000 2 SASV 558 (HHA) Die respondent was in bevel van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisie se Voertuigdief- staleenheid. Hy en lede van sy eenheid (met sy toestemming), het sekere voer- tuie waarop beslag gele? is en wat in die polisie se stoor gebe? re is, uit die stoor geneem en vir privaatdoeleindes ge- bruik. Die respondent is in 'n streekhof skuldig bevind aan ..
Author Tameshnie DeaneSource: Codicillus 42, pp 60 –62 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Communication law / KOMMUNIKASIEREG / MEDIA LAW/MEDIAREG Action for defamation ? the ques- tion as to whether the words al- leged were defamatory determined separately in terms of the Uniform Rules of court 33 (4) Sindani v Van Der Merwe and Others 2000 3 SA 494 (W) This defamation action arose as a result of a publication on 28 September 1997 in the Rapport newspaper, entitled ``Se- peng se breier glo as `rassis' uitgekryt''. The article, written by the third defend- ant, was alleged to portray the plaintiff as being a racist. The statements were, inter alia, to the extent that the plaintiff ..
Author Fawzia CassimSource: Codicillus 42, pp 62 –64 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Civil procedure /SIVIELE PROSESREG Rescission of default judgment ? grounds for rescission ? considera- tion of concept ``good reason'' in Rule 49(1) ? Phillips t/a Southern Cross Optical v SA Vision Care (Pty) Ltd 2000 2 SA 1007 This case concerns an appeal from the magistrate's court. The respondent (plaintiff in the lower court) had sued the appellant (defendant) for the pay- ment of R20 240, 36 in respect of goods sold and delivered at the latter's in- stance. The matter became defended. The parties had agreed to transfer the matter by agreement to the magistrate's court for the district of Wynberg. The appellant's attorneys ..
Author Juanita JamneckSource: Codicillus 42, pp 64 –65 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Private law / PRIVAATREG Law of succession / ERFREG Artikel 2(3) van die Wet op Testa- mente ? Kondonering van gebrek aan formaliteite ? Ex parte Williams: In re Williams' Estate 2000 4 SA 168 (TPD) Die applikant het aansoek gedoen vir 'n bevel dat die Meester 'n ongetekende dokument as die laaste testament van sy oorlede vrou moes aanvaar. Die doku- ment is deur die oorledene se prokureur opgestel en sy het dit ook goedgekeur maar het dit nie voor haar dood geteken nie. Die hof beslis dat persoonlike opstelling deur die testateur nie 'n vereiste is ingevolge die wet nie ..
Author Sandra FerreiraSource: Codicillus 42, pp 65 –67 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Family law / FAMILIEREG Custodian parent wishes to emi- grate with children ? Godbeer v Godbeer 2000 3 SA 976 The parties were divorced. Two daugh- ters, aged 14 and 111/2, were born from the marriage. The applicant had cus- tody, and the respondent enjoyed gener- ous access to the children. The order of Court, which was made by agreement, contained the following clause: Neither party shall permanently remove the children from the Republic of South Africa without the other's written consent which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld. The applicant wished to take up residence, with the children, in Eng- land. The respondent did ..
Author Hanneretha KrugerSource: Codicillus 42, pp 67 –71 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Law of persons /PERSONEREG Access by natural father of illegiti- mate child ? attitude of child ? I v S 2000 2 SA 993 (C) The applicant and the respondent had been married in accordance with the Islamic law. Three children (aged 14, 17 and 20 respectively) were born from their marriage. When the marriage was dissolved, the parties had concluded an agreement in terms of which the appli- cant had access rights on alternative weekends and alternative school holi- days. The applicant exercised irregular access to the children since the separa- tion and access terminated in October 1998. The applicant applied for an order ..
Source: Codicillus 42, pp 71 –73 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Law of delict /DELIKTEREG Motor vehicle accident ? Miller v Road Accident Fund  4 All SA 560 (W) The plaintiff was injured while trying to rescue passengers from a vehicle which had spun off the road due to the negligence of the driver of the car. The plaintiff instituted a claim against the RAF. The court held that it had to consider three questions: (1) Was the driver of the insured vehicle causally negligent in allowing his vehicle to go out of control? (2) Was the plaintiff's action in coming to the rescue of the driver reasonable? (3) Was the injury ..
Author Dial Dayana NdimaSource: Codicillus 42, pp 73 –75 (2001)More Less
Extracted from text ... Constitutional law / STAATSREG Fundamental rights ? Association of Personal Injury Lawyers bringing application seeking an order de- claring that section 30(1) of Act 74 of 1996 is unconstitutional and invalid ? South African Association of 73 Personal Injury Lawyers v Heath and Others 2000 (10) BCLR 1131 (T); and the unreported Constitutional Court judgment in the same case ? CCT27/ 00 In this case applicant sought an order declaring section 3(1) of the Special Investigating Units and Special Tribu- nals Act 74 of 1996 (the Act) and the appointment of first respondent, a judge of the High Court, by ..