South African Schools Act, 1996

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Judgment 26
  1. Afriforum NPC v Minister of Tourism and Others ; Solidarity Trade Union v Minister of Small Business Development and Others (498/2020) [2021] ZASCA 121 (22 September 2021)
  2. Bel Porto School Governing Body and Others v Premier of Western Cape Province and Another [2002] ZACC 2 (21 February 2002)
  3. Centre for Child Law and Others v Minister of Basic Education and Others (1749/2012) [2012] ZAECGHC 60 (3 July 2012)
  4. Centre for Child Law and Others v Minister of Basic Education and Others (2840/2017) [2019] ZAECGHC 126 (12 December 2019)
  5. Christians v Dale College Boys Primary School and Others (37/2012) [2012] ZAECGHC 3 (31 January 2012)
  6. Governing Body of Thuthukani Special School and Another v MEC of KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education and Others (2550/2021) [2022] ZAKZPHC 42 (26 August 2022)
  7. Governing Body, Hoerskool Overvaal and Another v Head of Department of Education Gauteng Province and Others (86367/17) [2018] ZAGPPHC 513 (12 February 2018)
  8. Head of Department, Department of Education Limpopo Province v Settlers Agricultural High School and Others [2003] ZACC 15 (2 October 2003)
  9. Jacobs v Chairman of the Governing Body of Rhodes High School and Others (7953/2004) [2010] ZAWCHC 213 (4 November 2010)
  10. Larbi-Odam and Others v Member of the Executive Council for Education (North-West Province) and Another [1997] ZACC 16 (26 November 1997)
  11. Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope v Randell (1892/2011) [2015] ZAECGHC 75 (14 August 2015)
  12. M M obo M K v MEC for Department of Education Gauteng Province and Others (14625/2020) [2022] ZAGPPHC 625 (13 September 2022)
  13. Madzodzo and Others v Minister of Basic Education and Others (2144/2012) [2014] ZAECMHC 5 (20 February 2014)
  14. Member of Executive Council, Department of Education, Eastern Cape v Komani School & Office Supplies CC t/a Komani Stationers (1417 of 2018) [2022] ZASCA 13 (26 January 2022)
  15. Member of Executive Council, Education, North West Province v Foster and Others (471/2021) [2023] ZASCA 11 (13 February 2023)
  16. Moodley v Kenmont School and Others (Centre for Child Law as Amicus Curiae) [2019] ZACC 37 (9 October 2019)
  17. Moroka v Premier of Free State Province and Others (295 of 2020) [2022] ZASCA 34 (31 March 2022)
  18. Oranje Vrystaatse Vereniging vir Staatsondersteunde Skole and Another v Premier van die Provinsie Vrystaat and Others [1998] ZACC 4 (12 May 1998)
  19. Organisasie vir Godsdienste-Onderrig en Demokrasie v Laerskool Randhart and Others (29847/2014) [2017] ZAGPJHC 160 (27 June 2017)
  20. Parktown High School for Girls v Hishaam and Another (93/2018) [2019] ZASCA 10 (14 March 2019)
  21. Premier, Province of Mpumalanga and Another v Executive Committee of the Association of Governing Bodies of State Aided Schools: Eastern Transvaal [1998] ZACC 20 (2 December 1998)
  22. Randell v Eybers NO and Others (154/2010) [2013] ZAECPEHC 46 (19 September 2013)
  23. School Governing Body Grey College, Bloemfontein v Scheepers and Another (506/2019) [2020] ZASCA 82 (3 July 2020)
  24. Solidariteit Helpende Hand NPC and Another v Minister of Basic Education and Others (58189/15) [2017] ZAGPPHC 73 (8 November 2017)
  25. South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) and Others v MEC for the Department of Basic Education: Eastern Cape Province and Others (573/2012) [2013] ZAECBHC 2 (18 February 2013)
  26. Thuto Bophelo Training and Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd v South African Qualifications Authority and Others (5652/17) [2017] ZAGPPHC 111 (10 March 2017)
Legislation 14
  1. Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997
  2. Children's Act, 2005
  3. Directions Regarding the Phased Return of Children to Early Childhood Development Programmes and Partial Care Facilities
  4. Directions Regarding the Re-opening of Schools and Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the Department of Basic Education, All Provincial Education Departments, All Education District Offices and All Schools in the Republic of South Africa
  5. Directions Regarding the Re-opening of Schools and Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, and Provincial Departments of Education, and All Schools in the Republic of South Africa
  6. Directions Regarding the Re-opening of Schools and Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, and Provincial Departments of Education, and all Schools in the Republic of South Africa
  7. Directions regarding the full time return of learners to schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, and Provincial Departments of Education, and all schools in the Republic of South Africa
  8. Disaster Management Act: Regulations relating to COVID-19
  9. Disaster Management Act: Regulations relating to COVID-19
  10. Electronic Communications Act, 2005
  11. Immigration Regulations, 2014
  12. Income Tax Act, 1962
  13. Property Rates
  14. Refugees Regulations, 2018