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An exploration of mata'a maintenance in anticipation of the recognition of Muslim marriages in South Africa: (Re-)opening a veritable Pandora's box?
(Law Faculty, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Introduction: In Muslim personal law, the husband on pronouncing a divorce has a number of legal obligations towards his wife including maintenance and payment of outstanding dower. While there is no dispute among Muslim ...
Demarcating provincial and local powers regarding liquor retail
(Unisa Press, 2004)
Local government’s newly acquired status as a fully-fledged sphere of government with constitutionally protected powers is slowly gaining momentum. Now that the dust is slowly settling around the demarcation and ...
The transfer of enterprises and the protection of employment benefits in South and Southern Africa
(Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Introduction:The era of globalisation has brought sweeping change to the workplace. Transfers, mergers, outsourcing and an erosion of employment security have been among the consequences. In a country with an inadequate social ...
Race, class and restorative justice: achilles heel, glass ceiling or crowning glory
(Juta Law, 2004)
This article reports on a research project aimed at assessing the impact of race and class disparity in restorative justice processes in South Africa. It was conducted against the backdrop of the inclusion of family group ...
A perspective on local government's role in realising the right to housing and the answer of the Grootboom judgment
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
This article examines the responsibilities of the three spheres of government with regard to implementing the right of access to housing and, in particular, the responsibility of local government. Local authorities are ...
Socio-economic rights and the process of privatizing basic municipal services
(Law, Democracy & Development, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
The socio-economic righ ts in the Bill of Rights bind all organs of state, including municipalities. These rights may also impose posicive obligations. Through the delivery of basic services. municipalities fu lfi l some ...