“There is no question that firearms are hazardous objects and that possession and ownership must be strictly controlled. A failure to comply with the Act exposes the public to potential harm, especially in a society like ours where violence is
Whilst the vast majority of state officials are competent and honest, and deserving of our full support, there will always be a few “bad eggs” to contend with. We’ve all had our run-ins with state bureaucracy, and where it causes
The small claims court (SCC) is for anyone who wants to institute a minor civil claim against someone else. You can also claim against companies and associations. However, the claims are limited to amounts that are less than R15 000.
‘n Mens sal graag wil hê dat die reg vir alle litigante toeganklik moet wees. Ongelukkig is die kostes van litigasie in die hoër howe ‘n wesentlike faktor. Dit beteken dat diegene wat hul saak in die hoër howe wil
“I’ll answer him by law” (Shakespeare) Dit kan enige eienaar tot raserny dryf. ‘n Huurder wat nie sy maandelikse huur betaal nie of wat voortdurend die ooreengekome bepalings van die huurkontrak verbreek. Die versoeking is dan sterk om die grootste
Justice should be accessible to us all, but regrettably litigation, particularly in the higher courts, can be an expensive process and thus out of reach unless you have both deep pockets and nerves of steel. To the rescue comes a
“I’ll answer him by law” (Shakespeare) It’s very tempting, when you have a bad tenant who doesn’t pay his/her rentals or otherwise remains consistently and unapologetically in breach of the lease, to slap the biggest and strongest padlock you can
Litigation, by its very nature, is a lengthy, costly and emotionally draining exercise. While the actual financial cost of a court case is in itself often debilitating, the hidden cost exacerbates the problem. The loss of productivity, waste of time