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Recent Judgments

City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality v Glofurn (Pty) Ltd (136/2023) [2024] ZASCA 101 (19 June 2024) 19 June 2024 Trustco Group Holdings Limited v Financial Services Tribunal and Another (471/2023) [2024] ZASCA 100 (19 June 2024) 19 June 2024 Mzaca v King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality and Another (Reasons) (1320/2020) [2024] ZAECMHC 46 (18 June 2024) 18 June 2024 Mashiyi v Qhayiso and Others (1806/2019) [2024] ZAECMHC 45 (18 June 2024) 18 June 2024 Member of Executive Council for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Province v Knysna Municipality and Others ; Clayton v Knysna Municipality and Others (1330/2021; 1345/2021) [2024] ZAWCHC 90 (18 June 2024) 18 June 2024 View more judgments

Recent Legislation

Joint Standard 1 of 2023: IT Governance and Risk Management for Financial Institutions, 2023 15 November 2024 Credit Control and Debt Collection 14 June 2024 Rules relating to the disciplinary processes against the veterinary and para-veterinary professions 14 June 2024 Gold and Foreign Exchange Contingency Reserve Account Defrayal Amendment Act, 2024 13 June 2024 Western Cape Appropriation Act, 2024 12 June 2024 Economic Regulation of Transport Act, 2024 11 June 2024 Municipal Fiscal Powers and Functions Amendment Act, 2024 11 June 2024 National Land Transport Amendment Act, 2023 11 June 2024 Drug-Free Sport Amendment Act, 2024 4 June 2024 Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2024 4 June 2024 View more legislation

Recent Gazettes

Northern Cape Provincial Gazette dated 2024-06-18 number 2692 18 June 2024 North-West Provincial Gazette dated 2024-06-18 number 8680 18 June 2024 North-West Provincial Gazette dated 2024-06-18 number 8681 18 June 2024 South Africa Government Gazette dated 2024-06-18 number 50828 18 June 2024 South Africa Government Gazette dated 2024-06-18 number 50829 18 June 2024 View more gazettes

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