If anyone person may be credited, not only with having conceived the notion of a single court of appeal in South Africa, but also with having brought it into existence, it is the Honourable John Henry de Villiers (afterwards Lord de Villiers, Baron of Wynberg), privy councillor, the last chief justice of the Cape supreme court and the first of the supreme court of South Africa.
The amount of space devoted to the subject of civil procedure in academic journals belies its importance in the practical world of the lawyer. This view is confirmed by the October 1983 volume of the South African Law Reports which is indeed a proceduralist's delight.
It is not widely known that there exists a simple yet effective machinery which enables a person who has suffered damage from a space object to recover for such loss. This machinery has been created in the Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects which was created under the auspices of the United Nations Organization and came into effect in March 1972.
Beleggingsbeskerming is 'n gunsteling onderwerp vir die dag - sowel as vir die finansiele pers. Die rede hiervoor is waarskynlik omdat dit in die meeste gevalle die sg ""gewone man in die straat"" is wat benadeel sou word en wat dan sy swaarverdiende spaargeld verloor as die ondernemings waarin hy dit bele het gelikwideer word.