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Constitutional Court

Supreme Court of Appeal

  • De Freitas and Independent Association of Advocates of South Africa v Society of Advocates of Natal and the Natal Law Society
    120/99
    link to De Freitas judgment on Supreme Court of Appeal's website
    [pts 1 2]
  • T J Louw NO, The Registrar of Banks and The South African Reserve Bank v S J Coetzee, Microzone Trading 709 Limited, E J Koen Inc and Elizabeth Bender
    342/2002
    Moneys in attorneys trust accounts ; Meaning of Trust Property ; Financial Institutions Act (Protection of Funds) 28 of 2001 ; s 78(2A) of Attorneys Act 53 of 1979

Labour Courts

Cape Town

  • 14 November 2003
    C259/2000
    Ntsabo v Real Security CC
    Duty on employers to protect its employees against offensive conduct

Labour Appeal Court (Durban)

  • Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd v A Ramdaw NO, Mavis Ziqubu and South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union
    DA 12/00

Labour Appeal Court (Port Elizabeth)

  • Mzeku & others v Volkswagen SA (Pty) Ltd, Commissioner Floors Brand NO and Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration
    PA 3/01

High Courts

Cape of Good Hope Provincial Division

  • 26 October 2006
    7492/2006
    Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa) Limited v The Pension Funds Adjudicator, Belinda Marie Holloway, The Registrar of Pension Funds, The South African Retirement Annuity Fund and The Registrar of Long-Term Insurance
    Supplied by Cliffe Dekker Inc
  • 18 July 2005
    10293/2003
    Katzeff v Canal Walk Limited trading as Canal Walk, Indoor Grand Prix (Cape) (Pty) Ltd, Yates and Grobler
    Liability in go-karting accident
    Supplied by Beachhead Media and Investor Relations
  • 19 March 2004
    1853/2000
    Grobler v Naspers
  • 7 January 2004
    1707/2002
    Cancun Trading No.150 CC v Seven Eleven Corporation SA (Pty) Ltd
  • 14 November 2003
    C259/2000
    Ntsabo v Real Security CC
    Employer liable for sexual harassment on part of employee
  • 11 November 2003
    6541/2003 [Word document]
    Jade Lee Petersen v The Maintenance Officer (Simon's Town Maintenance Court), Gasant Abrahams, Saadia Abrahams, Beulah Petersen and Eugene Bredenkamp
    Responsibility of paternal grandparents for maintenance
  • 7178/2003
    Robinson v Volks
    Legal position of domestic partners
  • 20 June 2002
    7699/01
    Oudekraal Estates (Pty) Ltd v The City of Cape Town, The Minister of Local Government and Development Planning, Western Cape, The South African Heritage Resources Agency and South African National Parks
  • 13 November 2002
    4816/01 and 5637/01
    Mphatisi Lusizi v Transnet Limited t/a Spoornet and Saambou Bank Limited
    Cancellation of monthly deductions from salary

Durban and Coast Local Division

  • 27 January 2009
    1874/08
    Abahlali Basemjondolo Movement SA v Premier of KwaZulu-Natal and Others
    Application for an order declaring the KwaZulu-Natal Elimination and Prevention of Re-Emergence of Slums Act 6 of 2007 ("the Slums Act") unconstitutional
  • 15 November 2007
    9661/2007
    Arrow Altech Distribution (Pty) Ltd v Sheldon Byrne, Bradley Mungroo, Sealtron SA CC and Excess Inventory Online CC
  • 11 July 2005
    6725/2005
    Kanescho Realtors (Pty) Limited v Mthembeni Simon Muzi Maphumulo, Nkosingiphile Ruth Maphumulo and all other persons occupying the immovable property situate at Erf 899, Kwa Mashu Township
    7455/05
    Selvan Chetty NO and Dorothy Chetty NO v Thavanesen Thaver and Ethekwini Municipality
    7540/2005
    Fisher Street Investments (Pty) Limited v Jamupili Kabinakanwa
    7691/2005
    Shamsha Investments (Pty) Limited v Zafrulla Khan
    Applications for evictions in terms of the Prevention of Illegal Evictions From and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act 19 of 1998
    With thanks to Andrew
  • 2 June 2003
    1487/2003
    Marthinus Theunis Lategan, Frederick Joseph Swanepoel and Firstrand Bank Limited v Leon Lategan NO, Hendrik Petrus Strydom NO and Enver Mohamed Motala
    ['Retail Apparel Group (RAG) judgment']
  • 8 April 2003
    4727/2002
    Mngadi v Beacon Sweets & Chocolates Provident Fund, NBC Holdings (Proprietary) Limited and Sifiso Philemon Khanyile
    Execution of maintenance judgments on provident funds

    Supplied by Ranjit Purshotam

Eastern Cape Provincial Division

  • 19 February 2004
    [ECD] CA40/2003 ; CA207/2003
    S v Zuba
    Top provincial officials to report every four months on progress towards a proper system of dealing with juvenile offenders

    Supplied by OSALL

South Eastern Cape Local Division

  • 1238/2002
    Mkontwana and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality v Bisset and Buffalo City Municipality
    [pts 1 2]
    Municipal debt

Natal Provincial Division

  • 11 December 2003
    1077/2003
    Xolisile Zondi v Member of the Executive Council for Traditional and Local Government Affairs, Willie Steenburg, Kobus Botha and Richard Cook
    KwaZulu-Natal Pound Ordinance declared unconstitutional
  • 9 July 2003
    3203/2003
    South Durban Community Environmental Alliance v Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs (KZN), Biotrace Trading 37 (Pty) Limited and Mondi Limited
    Supplied by Legal Resources Centre
  • 6 February 2003
    3385/2002
    Willemina Geyser and The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society v Msunduzi Municipality, Umgungundlovu Municipality, Umgeni Water, Eskom, The Registrar of Deeds KwaZulu-Natal, MEC for KwaZulu-Natal for Traditional and Local Government Affairs, Minister of Provincial and Local Government RSA, Kwanaloga, SALGA and NBS Bank Limited
    Section 118 of Local Government : Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000
  • 23 February 2001
    AR 709/99

    Ndlovu v Ngcobo
  • Kothandan v Arbuthnot
    1920 41 NLR 223
    Sale of land - Transfer - Purchaesr to pay transfer expenses - Appointment of conveyancer - Custom

Transvaal Provincial Division

  • 18 August 2005
    16611/2004
    Travers v National Director of Public Prosecutions, Jacobs, Mpshe, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Pruis and Malebana
    Independence of the judiciary - allocation of cases to Magistrate who suffers from Muscular Dystrophy
  • [22 April 2003]
    TPD 26326/2002
    Lawyers for Human Rights and Ann Francis Eveleth v Minister of Home Affairs and Director-General : Department of Home Affairs
    Immigration Act of 2002 - constitutionality of section 34(2) and section 34(8)

    Supplied by Pretoria High Court library
  • 23 March 2003
    TPD 20768/2002
    Summer Symphony Properties 13 CC and BoE Bank Limited v City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and The Registrar of Deeds
    Local Government Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 - municipalities given preference over property mortgage bond holders

    Supplied by Roestoff Venter & Kruse Attorneys

Witwatersrand Local Division

  • 17 May 2006
    7026/05
    P G Bison Limited v Johannesburg Glasswork (Pty) Ltd
  • 29 April 2003
    23790/2001
    Aircraft Completions Centre (Pty) Ltd v Rossouw P J and eight others
    [pts 1  2  3  4] - see also Shaw vs Connectivity Technologies below
  • 22 June 1995
    9741/95
    Shaw vs Connectivity Technologies (Pty) Ltd
    [pts
    1 2 3]
    Attorney and Client and Attorney and Own Client fees