InfoUpdate
An Information Service supplied by the KwaZulu-Natal Law Society

Issue no.62 March 2007

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New radiation warning : run for your life - 23 February

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the International Organization for Standardization want you to know when it's time to panic, so they've adding a person running and a skull and crossbones to the radiation warning symbol. The new symbol is a result of a five-year study in 11 countries around the world to develop a symbol that will scare people of all ages, nationalities and education levels. The test group included 1 650 people. The symbol is to be used to identify dangerous sources of radiation such as food irradiators, teletherapy machines for cancer treatment and industrial radiography units. It will not be visible under normal use but will be seen if someone tries to disassemble a unit containing radioactive materials. So the next time you see this symbol, run!
Credit: International Atomic Energy Agency

Source : CNet News website

Contents
News
Legal Services Charter and consultative process - Gauteng
International Bar Association - IBA Law and Individual Rights Section Scholarship
Government Gazette Update
Bills and Draft Bills
Proclamations
Regulations and Draft Regulations
Government, General and Board Notices
KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Gazette
Recent Journal Articles of Interest
De Rebus
South African Journal of Human Rights
The Taxpayer
Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg
News on the Electronic Front
Recent Judgments Available on the Internet
Government and Legislation
Useful Links and Items of Interest
E-Tips
Virus alert
Vacancies
Attorney/Conveyancer
Vacancy : Candidate Attorney
Legal Secretary
Marketplace
JutaLaw
Sabinet
Last Thought
Weblog - http://knowgozone.blogspot.com

News

Legal Services Charter and consultative process - Gauteng
Click here for invitation or

Contact

Nr Neville Gawula
Director : Policy Research, Coordination and Monitoring
Office of the Director General
Department of Justice and Constititutional Development

Telephone : 012-315 1974
Fax : 012-315 1969
Mobile : 082-466 8968
Email :
ngawula@justice.gov.za


International Bar Association
IBA Law and Individual Rights Section Scholarships

This year the Law and Individual Law Section is offering a scholarship to a young lawyer who wishes to participate in the IBA Annual Conference, but is unable to do so owing to financial constraints. The scholarship award for 2007 includes the following :

Contribution towards registration and travel costs for the IBA Annual Conference,
   Singapore, 14-19 October 2007

Seven nights hotel accommodation
Two year's free IBA membership including membership of one LPD Committee and
   one PPID Constituent

A waiver of either the next IBA Annual Conference registration fee or the
   registration fee of one of the chosen committees' specialist conferences in 2008

Free membership of the Scholarship Alumni Group

Click here for further information.

The deadline for submissions is Monday 16 April.

Kind regards

Kelly Savage
International Bar Association


Government Gazette Update

Bills and Draft Bills
Banks Amendment Bill, 2007

Explanatory summary
GenN 167/GG 29632/16-02-2007
See Legislation below

Companies Bill, 2007

Explanatory memorandum
GG 29630/12-02-2007
http://www.info.gov.za/gazette/bills/2007/companies.pdf

Source : Lizelle

Division of Revenue Bill, 2007

Explanatory summary
GenN 168/GG 29632/16-02-2007

Pension Funds Amendment Bill, 2007

Explanatory summary
GenN 169/GG 29632/16-02-2007


Proclamations
Dental Technicians Amendment Act 24 of 2004

Commencement of ss.3 and 4 : 28 February 2007
PR 3/GG 29631/16-02-2007

Nursing Act 33 of 2005

Date of commencement : 15 December 2006
Ss.1-4, 8, 11, 13, 17-29, 30, 31, 37, 40, 58, 59, 61 and 62
PR 4/GG 29634/16-02-2006

Source : OSALL (Annami)


Regulations and Draft Regulations
Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997

Amendment of Sectoral Determination 2 : Civil Engineering Sector, South Africa
GNR 133/GG 29635/16-02-2007

National Health Act 61 of 2003

Regulations relating to research on human subjects
GNR 135/GG 29637/23-02-2007

Regulations relating to the National Health Research Ethics Council
GNR 134/GG 29637/23-02-2007

Regulations relating to the National Health Research Committee
GNR 136/GG 29637/23-02-2007

The Draft Norms and Standards for the Management of Elephants in South Africa will be published in the Government Gazette on Friday, 2 March 2007 for 60 days. Stakeholders should submit written comments by 4 May 2007 to : The Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001. For attention : Mrs Thea Carroll. Enquiries should be directed to Mrs Thea Carroll - telephone : 012-310 3799 ; e-mail : tcarroll@deat.gov.za, or fax number : 012-320 7026

Source : Mary


Government, General and Board Notices
Environment Conservation Act 73 of 1989

Waste tyre regulations
GNR 147/GG 29647/23-02-2007

Higher Education Act 101 of 1997

Amendment to the Statute of the University of KwaZulu-Natal
GN 145/GG 29642/19-02-2007

Income Tax Act 58 of 1962

Determination of the daily allowance in respect of meals and incidental costs
GN 148/GG 29649/21-02-2007
GN 149/GG 29649/21-02-2007

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974

South African Pharmacy Council : Rules
Services for which a pharmacist may levy a fee and guidelines of levying such a fee or fees
BN 18/GG 29643/23-02-2007

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999

Amendment : Treasury regulations
GNR 146/GG 29644/20-02-2007

Securities Services Act 36 of 2004

Amendment to the rules of the Bond Exchange of South Africa
BN 17/GG 29636/23-02-2007


KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Gazette - now available online via http://www.lawsoc.co.za/kznprovince/index.htm as the result of a collaborative project between the Premier's Office and the KZNLS
eThekwini Municipality

Municipal Taxation Bylaws : Surcharges
MN 2/PG 6540/15-02-2007


Recent Journal Articles of Interest

De Rebus - http://www.derebus.org.za/
The future of trust law : South African trust law, in contrast to most other common law jurisdictions, has always been based on the law of contract and not the law of equity. The result has often been a strict technical approach to trust cases where the courts have allowed actions that are potentially prejudicial to beneficiaries as long as these actions are taken in accordance with the trust deed
Harry Joffe
De Rebus - 2007 January/February, p.24
Township application procedure (Gauteng) : a broad overview of the procedure to follow when an application for the establishment of a township in Gauteng is lodged. The procedures differ between the provinces and other articles in the series will provide the background on the procedures to be followed in the other provinces
Sanet van Breda
De Rebus - 2007 January/February, p.55
Payment provisions for disputed sectional title debts when wishing to sell
Roland Darrol
De Rebus - 2007 January/February, p.57
Employment Law : Section 197 transfers
"At the commencement of a trial into the alleged automatically unfair, alternatively substantively and procedurally unfair dismissal of the applicant in Van der Velde v Business and Design Software (Pty) Ltd (1) 2006 10 BLLR 995, the parties requested the Labour Court to determine the effective date of a transfer of a business as a going concern"

Talita Laubscher
De Rebus - 2007 January/February, p.59
Labour disputes in the public sector and the implications of PAJA : are decisions by the state in its capacity as a public sector employer reviewable by the High Courts in terms of s.6 of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000 (PAJA) or are these decisions subject only to the dispute resolution mechanisms created by s.24 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Labour Court in terms of s.157(1) of the LRA?
Reghana Tulk
De Rebus - 2007 January/February, p.61
Defending judicial decisions
Lesirela Letsebe
De Rebus - 2007 January/February, p.61
Source : OSALL (Marina)

South African Journal of Human Rights
Moral luck : exploiting South Africa's policy environment to produce a sustainable national antiretroviral treatment programme
Courtenay Sprague and Stu Woolman
SAJHR - 2006, v.22(3), p.337
The promise of Equality Courts
Narnia Bohler-Muller
SAJHR - 2006, v.22(3), p.380
Procedural fairness and reasonable administrative action within the social assistance system : implications of some settled class actions
N de Villiers
SAJHR - 2006, v.22(3), p.405
South African nationals abroad and their right to diplomatic protection : lessons from the 'mercenaries' case'
Stephen Pete and Max du Plessis
SAJHR - 2006, v.22(3), p.473
Resuscitating socio-economic rights, Constitutional entitlements to health care services
Marius Pieterse
SAJHR - 2006, v.22(3), p.473
Source : OSALL (Marina)

The Taxpayer
The Revenue Laws Amendment Acts of 2006
Editorial

The Taxpayer - v.52(1), p.1
Non-binding ruling by SARS
The Taxpayer - v.52(1), p.13
The application of the Income Tax Act on insolvency of a natural person
The Taxpayer - v.52(1), p.19
The tax cost of generosity
The Taxpayer - v.52(1), p.20

Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg
Credit transfers in South African law (2)
F R Malan and J T Pretorius
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.1
Die uitleg van sekere begrippe soos gebruik in seeversekeringspolisse gemik op die vervoer van goedere vir die in-en uitvoermark (1)
A L Stander en M M Smit
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.23
Bereddering van intestate boedels van swart persone : van toeka tot nou
L Kotze en C Rautenbach
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.43
AIDS orphans and children's rights
C J Davel and U Mungar
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.65
The nature, evolution and operation of socio-economic rights in the South African Constitution
G E Devenish
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.84
A note on aspects of the legal principles governing school fees in public schools
P J Visser
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.107
The sheriff of Constitutional Hill and offensive trade marks
W Alberts
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.114
Wrongfulness and negligence in the law of delict : a Babylonian confusion?
J Neetling and J M Potgieter
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.120
Aanhegting en estoppel - Concor Technicrete v Potgieter
I M Knobel
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.131
Education law : liability of State for contractual damages payable by public school (section 60(1) of South African Schools Act 84 of 1996) - Technofin Leasing & Finance (Pty) Ltd v Framesby HighSchool
P J Visser
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.140
Intercountry adoptions - De Gree v Webb
S Ferreira
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.146
Depriving a criminal defendant of his choice of paid counsel - United States v Gonzalez-Lopez
W P de Villiers
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.153
Compliance with provisions of regulation (2)(1)(c) of the Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996 - Mawethu v Road Accident Fund and Road Accident Fund
M Mokotong
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.158
Fact or fiction : non-delegation limits of parliament's authority to delegate subordinate regulatory authority? - Affordable Medicines Trust v Minister of Health
W Freedman
THRHR - 2007, Bd.70(1), p.166

News on the Electronic Front

Recent Judgments Available on the Internet

Constitutional Court of South Africa - www.constitutionalcourt.org.za

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702270201.html

http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/topstories.aspx?ID=BD4A397062

http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,9294,2-7-1442_2074647,00.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702230213.html

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300236

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300230

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702261259.html


Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa - http://www.supremecourtofappeal.gov.za/index.html ; wwwserver.law.wits.ac.za/sca/index.php ; http://www.ufs.ac.za/apps/law/appeal/

2 March 2007
610/06
Lewis v S [2007] SCA 3 (RSA)
Contempt of court in facie curiae s 35(3) of Constitution right to a fair trial summary procedure not to be followed if not necessary


Cape Provincial Division - http://law.sun.ac.za/cgi-bin/list.php

http://allafrica.com/stories/200703010541.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702260833.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702230363.html

Baby Jordan Case

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20070228111041103C130172

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=299855

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=299976


Durban and Coast Local Division

http://iafrica.com/news/sa/935545.htm


Eastern Cape Division - http://wwwserver.law.wits.ac.za/echc/index.php

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n04_01032007.htm

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300465

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n07_26022007.htm

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n08_26022007.htm

http://www.dispatch.co.za/2007/02/23/Easterncape/aalead.html


Natal Provincial Division - http://www.ukzn.ac.za/law/npd.html

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=15&art_id=vn20070228023445825C303836

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300153


Transvaal Provincial Division - (Court rolls at http://www.courtroom.co.za/roll.php)

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300752

http://www.moneyweb.co.za/mw/view/mw/en/page1655?oid=76360&sn=Detail

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300683

http://www.citizen.co.za/index/article.aspx?pDesc=32928,1,22

http://www.citizen.co.za/index/article.aspx?pDesc=32916,1,22

http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=300076&area=/insight/insight__national/

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=299860


Witwatersrand Local Division

http://www.sabcnews.com/south_africa/crime1justice/0,2172,144485,00.html

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300189


Magistrates Courts

Cape Town

Fidentia Case

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n06_01032007.htm

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702270147.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702280178.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702250010.html

Durban

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702260311.html

Johannesburg

http://www.fin24.co.za/articles/default/display_article.aspx?Nav=ns&ArticleID=1518-24_2077653

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20070228002303820C605025

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300419


Financial Services Board - http://www.fsb.co.za/

http://www.busrep.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=3698283


National Credit Regulator

http://www.busrep.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=561&fArticleId=3688871


Government and Legislation

South Africa Government Information - http://www.gov.za/

Statements and Speeches

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07030208451001.htm

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07022811451001.htm

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07022313151001.htm

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07022315451001.htm

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07022711151002.htm


Parliamentary Monitoring Group - http://www.pmg.org.za/
Documents may generally be accessed immediately by clicking on the underlined hyperlinks.  Subscription-protected documents are indicated by * * * Subscription required * * * ; KZNLS members who require access to restricted documents should cut-and-paste the reference/s into an e-mail to help@lawlibrary.co.za.

Interesting Documents and New Bills

http://www.pmg.org.za/bills/020726b4-07.pdf

Committee Minutes

http://www.pmg.org.za/viewminute.php?id=8569

http://www.pmg.org.za/viewminute.php?id=8669

Requests for Submissions and Hearings

http://www.pmg.org.za/gazettes/070216sahrc-inquiry.doc


Legislation

Banks Amendment Bill

http://www.treasury.gov.za/legislation/bills/2007/banks.htm

http://www.treasury.gov.za/legislation/bills/2007/pension.htm

http://www.treasury.gov.za/legislation/bills/2007/revbill3-07.pdf

http://www.treasury.gov.za/legislation/bills/2007/appbill2-07.pdf

http://www.busrep.co.za/index.php?from=rss_&fArticleId=3701605

Companies Bill - http://www.dti.gov.za/ccrdlawreview/COMPANIESBILL07.htm

http://www.busrep.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=561&fArticleId=3709183

Minerals and Petroleum Royalty Bill

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07022810451002.htm

Minimum Sentencing Act

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=15&art_id=vn20070301102020929C465063

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20070225081247729C174370

National Keypoints Act

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=299903

Draft Pension Funds Amendment Bill

http://www.treasury.gov.za/legislation/bills/2007/pension.htm

Draft South African Academy of Engineering Bill

Controversial Draft South African Academy of Engineering Bill closing for comment soon

by Chris Yelland, managing editor
EE Publishers

In January 2007, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) issued a draft of the so-called "South African Academy of Engineering Bill" to various voluntary engineering associations and professional institutes for comment and response by no later than Friday 2 March 2007. The draft Bill is currently scheduled to enter the legislative program in October 2007.

For interested readers, we have made the draft Bill available from the EE Downloads resource of the EE Publishers website for comment and response, simply by following the link : www.eepublishers.co.za/view.php?sid=1392

Responses may be made either by email to the Department of Science and Technology, Legal Services, for the attention of Ms Mapula Khuduga, mapula.khuduga@dst.gov.za, or simply by replying to this email. We will in turn forward all responses so received to the DST.

In terms of the draft Bill, the South Africa Academy of Engineering (SAAE) will be the exclusive engineering academy recognised by government, and its functions will include :

Advising the minister of Science and Technology on matters concerning
   engineering
Publishing of engineering reports and publications
Organising of conferences, symposia, meetings and discussions to make
   best possible use of its members in support of national goals
Investigating matters of public interest concerning engineering, and acting
   in an opinion forming and advisory manner
Acquiring of any such rights and privileges which it considers necessary or
   appropriate
Requesting the minister of Science and Technology to make regulations,
  which would have the force of law in terms the proposed Act

The draft Bill is experiencing a varied response and some significant opposition from other voluntary associations and professional institutes within the engineering sector, and some of its controversial aspects include :

The fact that SAAE is not a registered voluntary association recognised by
   the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) in terms of Section 25(3)
   of the Engineering Profession Act, 2000 (Act 46 of 2000)
The perceived elevation of an apparently non-representative and self-
   appointed voluntary association as the "only Academy of Engineering
   recognised by Government"
The perceived elitist and closed nature of the organisation, where
   members apparently have to be invited to join, following a closed and non-
  transparent process
The efforts to obtain exclusive government recognition and government
   funding for what is perceived to be an otherwise unrecognised, elitist and
   non-representative voluntary engineering association

Currently the SAAE (www.saae.co.za) has a membership of only 130 individuals, and its president since 1998, Dr Bingle Kruger, formerly CEO of the BKS Group, operates the Academy from his home in Lynwood, Pretoria. The SAAE's current vice presidents are Dr Roy Marcus and Bob St Leger, who prepared both the draft South African Academy of Engineering Bill, and the associated proposed regulations (which have not yet been made available for comment and response).

The Academy of Engineers was founded by the South African Society for Professional Engineers (SPE) in April 1992, with a membership of 24 individuals. In March 1995, the Academy became an independent body and was renamed the South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE).

However, the SAAE continued to be largely inactive for the next few years, pending the outcome of an effort by Dr Roy Marcus to form a unified, representative, umbrella body for the engineering profession under the auspices of the South African Engineering Association (SAVI), which he headed.

By November 1998, when it became clear that this would not be achieved, the SAAE then decided to actively grow the organisation to carry out its vision to be "the preferred source of engineering advice on matters pertaining to global competitiveness and the quality-of-life for the nation".

In November 2002, driven by a need for external funding from government and industrial sponsors in order to grow the organisation and establish a permanent office, as well as the need to obtain government recognition in order to enhance the SAAE's position in working with national academies in other countries and join the international Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS), the SAAE decided to embark on an initiative to obtain statutory status for the SAAE.

After some years of collaboration with the DST, the result has been this draft South African Academy of Engineering Bill.

We would welcome any substantial comment and response to this draft Bill from interested and affected parties for consideration for publication in EE Publishers' journals EngineerIT, Energize, Vector and PositionIT, simply by replying to chris.yelland@ee.co.za, and we will in turn also forward all responses so received to the DST.

By e-mail

South African Airways Bill [B35-2006] - http://www.pmg.org.za/bills/061113B35-06.pdf

http://www.citizen.co.za/index/article.aspx?pDesc=33176,1,22


Useful Links and Items of Interest

Legal Profession

United Kingdom

http://www.legalweek.com/Articles/1012444/Finance+director+quits+Law+Society+as+shake-up+continues.html


South Africa

Accounting

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=300163

Banking

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=300672

Criminal Justice System

http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=300469&area=/insight/insight__africa/

Education

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300693

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n01_02032007.htm

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n01_01032007.htm

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07022715451002.htm

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n22_26022007.htm

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n11_27022007.htm

Environment

http://www.citizen.co.za/index/article.aspx?pDesc=32830,1,22

Finance

Post-Budget

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=300057

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=299859

Intellectual Property

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=46332&email_access=on

Judiciary

http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=300335&area=/insight/insight__comment_and_analysis

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=15&art_id=vn20070226050916466C187783

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702270172.html

Labour Issues

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=300783

http://allafrica.com/stories/200703010233.html

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n12_02032007.htm

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07022711151002.htm

Minerals and Energy

http://www.miningweekly.co.za/?show=102896

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=300551

Windfall Tax

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2007/07022612151002.htm

Municipal Management and Procedure

http://www.citizen.co.za/index/article.aspx?pDesc=33188,1,22

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=14&click_id=6&art_id=nw20070301223400228C672518

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300004

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702270202.html

eThekweni

http://www.hindu.com/2007/03/01/stories/2007030100512400.htm

National Prosecuting Authority

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?click_id=13&art_id=vn20070301044506306C820546&set_id=

Parliament

http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/national.aspx?ID=BD4A400685

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=299836

Pension Funds

http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/topstories.aspx?ID=BD4A396090

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n18_26022007.htm

http://www.fin24.co.za/articles/default/display_article.aspx?Nav=ns&ArticleID=1518-25_2075248

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=300047

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=300263

Property

http://www.citizen.co.za/index/article.aspx?pDesc=33186,1,22

http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/topstories.aspx?ID=BD4A400687

http://allafrica.com/stories/200703010207.html

Reserve Bank

http://www.fin24.co.za/articles/default/display_article.aspx?Nav=ns&ArticleID=1518-1522-2013_2076154

Road Accident Fund

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20070301025855494C993883

http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/economy.aspx?ID=BD4A400675

Scorpions

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300564

Sports and Recreation

http://www.eurosport.com/formula1/season/2009/sport_sto1102379.shtml

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__sport/&articleid=300667

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__sport/&articleid=300168

Statistics

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=300589

Tourism

http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n16_02032007.htm


Africa

Angola

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=84&art_id=qw1172092687598B252

Botswana

High Court

13 December 2006
52/2002
Roy Sesana Keiwa Setlhobogwa and Others v The Attorney General
Keyphrase :
Basarwa tribe
"Bushmen" court case
Central Kalahari Game Reserve

http://www.survival-international.org/related_material.php?id=537

Libya

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6395449.stm

Morocco

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6411523.stm

Nigeria

Human Rights

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6408773.stm


Asia

China

Human Rights

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6409519.stm


Australasia

Australia

Hate Speech

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/other_news/&articleid=300612


Europe

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6407985.stm

Spain

Human Rights

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6409693.stm


Middle East

Iraq

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/6399257.stm

Israel

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/other_news/&articleid=300147


United Kingdom

Courts

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/28/ngamble128.xml

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/03/01/nwitness101.xml

Defense

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/27/nmines127.xml

Education

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/6403017.stm

Family Law

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/03/01/nmacca101.xml

Hate Speech

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/28/nforeign128.xml

Property Matters

http://business.scotsman.com/banking.cfm?id=297982007

Sports and Recreation

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__sport/&articleid=299926

Miscellaneous

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6411091.stm


United States and Canada

Anti-Terrorism

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6391413.stm

Courts

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/03/01/spado_vs_watsons/

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/28/washington/28scotus.html?_r=1&th=&oref=slogin&emc=th&pagewanted=print

Cyberlaw

http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid5_gci1245803,00.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/26/technology/26cspan.html?_r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6399471.stm

Environment

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6408441.stm

Hate Speech

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/&articleid=300607

Health

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19325934.400?DCMP=NLC-nletter&nsref=mg19325934.400

Judiciary

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/24/opinion/24sat3.html?_r=1&th&emc=th&oref=sloginv

Miscellaneous

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/&articleid=300195


International

Environment

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/&articleid=300724

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6406735.stm

International Criminal Court

http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__africa/&articleid=299985

Sports and Recreation

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/cricket/6394949.stm

Tort cases, Jurisdiction

http://www.jonesbahamas.com/?c=135&a=11769


United Nations

International Court of Justice

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6395791.stm

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/27/world/europe/27hague.html?_r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin


Miscellaneous E-Things

http://news.com.com/Berners-Lee+pushes+Congress+on+nondiscriminatory+Web/2100-1034_3-6163616.html?tag=html.alert


E-Tips

Virus Alerts

Visit http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/vinfodb.html for up-to-date virus warnings

Vacancies

Attorney/Conveyancer
Trevor Perry

I have been working in the United Kingdom for the last five years and decided to return home to South Africa. I am looking for employment as an Attorney / Conveyancer.

A brief outline of my experience :

I was admitted as an Attorney in 1980 and as a Conveyancer in 1982. I was an Examiner in the Pietermaritzburg Deeds Office for five years, and Assistant and Acting Registrar of Deeds in Umtata for two years.

Contact

072-112 7396


Vacancy : Candidate Attorney
Live-wire Articled Clerk required for Amanzimtoti law firm

Preference to a local person with good social links for client growth in the area

Email CV to mcnaught@webmail.co.za


Legal Secretary
Zarina Bibi Fourie

Experience and skills

Personal Secretary to Director of Law firm ; previously worked in Reception, office duties, Collections, Conveyancing, attending to clients. Worked at the Office of the State Attorney (Pretoria). Have been employed by KZN Law Society since January 2000 attending to complainants telephonically and in person, indexing files, filing and typing, administrative duties including setting up Enquiries and meetings.

Fluent in spoken and written English and Afrikaans, and spoken Zulu

Due to personal circumstances I would like to relocate to Laudium.

References

Mr G M John (Director)
Mr A C Rees (Manager : Regulatory Affairs)
Mr D H Vercuil (Business Development Manager)
Telephone : 033-345 1304 (KZN Law Society)

Mr C M Sardiwalla
Telephone : 031-207 7577

Contact

033-345 1304 (w)
084-250 8959


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Last Thought

The top 100 books - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/28/nbookslist128.xml
1 March 2007

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen

2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien

3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling

5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

6 The Bible

7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell

9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman

10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens

11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott

12 Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy

13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller

14 Complete Works of Shakespeare

15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier

16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien

17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks

18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger

19 The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger

20 Middlemarch - George Eliot

21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell

22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald

23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens

24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy

25 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams

26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh

27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy

32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens

33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis

34 Emma - Jane Austen

35 Persuasion - Jane Austen

36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis

37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini

38 Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres

39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden

40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne

41 Animal Farm - George Orwell

42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown

43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving

45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins

46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery

47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy

48 The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding

50 Atonement - Ian McEwan

51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel

52 Dune - Frank Herbert

53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons

54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen

55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth

56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens

58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon

60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck

62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt

64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold

65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac

67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy

68 Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding

69 Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie

70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville

71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

72 Dracula - Bram Stoker

73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett

74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson

75 Ulysses - James Joyce 76 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome

78 Germinal - Emile Zola

79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray

80 Possession - AS Byatt

81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens

82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell

83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker

84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro

85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert

86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry

87 Charlotte's Web - EB White

88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Alborn

89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton

91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad

92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery

93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks

94 Watership Down - Richard Adams

95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole

96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute

97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas

98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare

99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl

100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo


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