oa De Rebus - RAF loses Constitutional Court case on grants amid fraud allegations : editor's note
|Article Title||RAF loses Constitutional Court case on grants amid fraud allegations : editor's note|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||May 2015|
On 20 April The Constitutional Court, ruled against the Road Accident Fund (RAF) in a matter pertaining to foster care grants. In Coughlan NO v Road Accident Fund (CC) (unreported case no CCT 160/14, 20-4-2015) the court ruled in a unanimous judgment that the foster care grants a grandmother received to support three children after their mother was killed in a road accident do not absolve the RAF for loss of support. The ruling upheld an appeal by a curator on behalf of the children who have now reached the age of majority.
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