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Insulating administrative decision-making relating to individual staff appointments from political meddling: Manana v King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality
(Juta Law, 2012)
Introduction: The Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 (hereafter 'the Municipal Systems Act') provides that the municipal manager is responsible for the appointment of staff, other than managers that report ...
A common law hydra emerges from the forum-shopping swamp
(Juta Law, 2010)
Relocation decisions: do culture, language and religion matter in the rainbow nation?
(Centre for Family Law and Practice, London Metropolitan University, 2010)
This article turns to culture, language and religion as constitutional constructs in South Africa, in an attempt to clarify their importance generally. The position prior to the Children’s Act is discussed. The article ...
Extending the frontiers of employment regulation: the case of domestic employment in South Africa
(Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
Domestic workers form one of the most vulnerable and exploited sectors of the workforce in the world economy. In 2002 South Africa became one of relatively few countries to promulgate special legislation aimed at extending ...
Not ‘work like any other’: Towards a framework for the reformulation of domestic workers’ rights
(Juta Law, 2011)
Introduction: On 15 June 2010 the 99th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) adopted proposals for a Convention, supplemented by a Recommendation, on decent work for domestic workers. From this has emanated ...
Revisiting Plato’s Pharmacy
In this essay, one of Derrida’s early texts, Plato’s pharmacy, is analysed in detail, more specifically in relation to its reflections on writing and its relation to law. This analysis takes place with reference to a number ...
Rethinking power and law: Foucault’s Society must be Defended
Michel Foucault provides a radical challenge to the liberal approach to power and law, which is echoed by Jacques Derrida. Important differences exist between the analyses of Foucault and Derrida which should not be ...
Dawn of a new decade? The 16th and 17th sessions of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
The 16th and 17th sessions of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child took place at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in November 2010 and March 2011, ...
Is the Act working for children? The first year implementation of the Child Justice Act
(Institute for Security Studies, 2011)
The Child Justice Act 75 of 2008 mandates the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development to report annually on the implementation of the Child Justice Act to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice and ...
Domesticating international standards of education for children with intellectual disabilities: a case study of Kenya and South Africa
(Pretoria University Law Press, 2011)
International law approaches the right to education for children with disabilities in a rather generic way. This means that the rights of children with intellectual disabilities have to be gleaned from the general ...