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For use within the Republic of South Africa All practitioners are familiar with r 63 of the Supreme (high) Court rules, under the heading of, 'Authentication of documents executed outside the Republic for use within the Republic '. In subs (1) 'authentication' is defined as 'when applied to a document, the verification of any signature thereon ' . The word 'document' is also defined.
The decision in Mahomed v Attorney-General of Natal & Others 1996 (1) SACR 139 (N) has brought about a very interesting development in our courts' application of s 204 of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977. According to this decision (per Howard JP, Wilson J concurring), when a witness is warned under s 204(1)(a) (the Act's 'indemnity' section), he acquires a right - or at least a legitimate expectation - to a discharge, if the questions are answered frankly and honestly. He is therefore entitled, before the decision can be made, to a hearing in terms of the audi alteram partem principle.
Jonty, Gary, Naas - these are names that conjure up images on the cricket pitch, the golf course and the rugby field. They are also names that are valuable in merchandising and marketing numerous goods or services. Tiger Woods became an instant millionaire several times over. From the entertainment field Michael Jackson, Elton John, Oasis, just to name a few, sell merchandise. And merchandising is big business with whole industries being built on the marketability of 'the name' .