October 22, 2015

THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT AND THE NATIONAL CREDIT ACT, AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PENALTIES WITH EARLY SETTLEMENT OF CREDIT AGREEMENTS

Mr Black buys a BMW car in terms of a hire purchase agreement and the financing is done through BMW Finance. After a few months Mr […]
October 22, 2015

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE?

The Family Advocate has many duties but in the context of Divorce Law, they are mostly consulted for making sure that all Parenting Plans and divorce […]
October 22, 2015

STANDARD ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS OF DEBT AND THE NATIONAL CREDIT ACT (NCA)

The new NCA does not only regulate instalment sale agreements and lease agreements in respect of movables as was done by its predecessor, the repealed Credit […]
October 22, 2015

CO-OWNERSHIP OF LAND

The word “co-ownership” in relation to land means that two or more persons own land simultaneously in undivided shares. A share in land does not represent, […]
September 16, 2015

Review of Directors’ Decisions

In the previous article regarding “informal” decisions by directors, we considered what acts or decisions may be considered as informal decisions by directors. The precedents established […]
September 16, 2015

So when am I Authorized to act as Trustee?

The Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 defines a trustee as meaning “any person (including the founder of the trust) who acts as a trustee […]
September 16, 2015

Are there limitations on Ownership Rights?

It is a recognized principle of property law that ownership does not confer absolute and unlimited entitlement on the owner, but that various limitations exist in […]
September 16, 2015

Tenant and Landlord – What are your Rights and Obligations?

Sandra would like to move into her own place but like many people she is unsure what a lease is and what responsibilities it will place […]
August 17, 2015

TO PROSECUTE OR NOT

An action may be a crime or a delict but where your actions were trivial, a court may decide not to prosecute you or a judge […]
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