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Going the extra mile: police training on domestic violence
(Institute for Security Studies, 2010)
As anticipated by the drafters of the Domestic Violence Act (DVA), the South African Police Service holds the key to the successful implementation of the Act. Over the past ten years, researchers and independent bodies ...
A guide to the rights of inmates as described in the Correctional Services Act and regulations
(Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
The Correctional Services Act (111 of 1998) was promulgated in 2004 creating a rights-based framework for South Africa’s prison system. In 2008 the Correctional Services Act was amended by the Correctional Services Amendment ...
Constitutionalism, public policy and discriminatory testamentary bequests - a good fit between common law and civil law in South Africa's mixed jurisdiction
(Tulane European & Civil Law Forum, 2012)
This article investigates South African courts' treatment of discriminatory testamentary bequests in the pre- and post-constitutional eras. It shows a change in judicial attitude towards such bequests from an accommodating, ...
Federalism, territorial autonomy and the management of ethnic diversity in Africa: reading the balance sheet
(Centre International de Formation Européenne, 2012)
The history of federalism in Africa is a history of ambivalence. In the run up to independence, federalism was an idea that galvanized several political movements that, following the retreat of colonial powers, emerged to ...
Mythology and the images of justice
(University of California Press, 2011)
This essay enquires into the depictions of Justice through the ages, as well as the myths surrounding these depictions, more particularly in Egypt, Greece, and Rome, as well as in modern times. The essay departs in significant ...
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 ...