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21 August 2014
Legal Briefs
 
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20 Aug 2014
 
 
Webber Wentzel supports skills development initiatives in Alexandra
Webber Wentzel
Leading South African law firm Webber Wentzel has enabled Afrika Tikkun to extend its skills development programme called "Career Readiness" to the Alexandra community. Themba Mdlalose, CSI manager...
 
 
18 Aug 2014
 
2014 Construction Regulations - Extension of Exemption for Registration of Certain Appointees
WEBBER WENTZEL
The 2014 Construction Regulations to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHSA), promulgated on 7 February 2014, introduced the requirement of registration of agents and health and...
 
 
New prescribed rate of interest
WEBBER WENTZEL
Following more than 20 years of inactivity, change is afoot with regard to the prescribed rate of interest which creditors can claim. The Prescribed Rate of Interest Act 55 of 1975 (Act) prescribes...
 
 
15 Aug 2014
 
Griekwastad convicted murderer turns 18 — now may we identify him?
MUSINGS ON MEDIA
Journalists need to take great care, from a legal and ethical perspective, when reporting on cases involving a child accused. This post deals only with the legal position.  Under our law, section...
 
 
The suspension of tax payments during objections/appeals
WEBBER WENTZEL
New factors when considering the suspension of tax payments during objections/appeals Section 164 of the Tax Administration Act provides that an aggrieved taxpayer, who has lodged an objection or...
 
 
14 Aug 2014
 
What is your compliance status?
WEBBER WENTZEL
Currently, section 256 of the Tax Administration Act, No 28 of 2011 (TAA) houses the provisions governing the application for and granting of Tax Clearance Certificates (TCC). It is commonplace for...
 
 
13 Aug 2014
 
Changes to the provisions relating to real estate investment trusts
WEBBER WENTZEL
The TLAB seeks to expand the definition of a "property company," as contained in the Act to address the inadvertent exclusion of foreign companies from the definition. The previous definition made...
 
 
12 Aug 2014
 
Proposed amendments to the Public Benefit Organisation Provisions
WEBBER WENTZEL
Currently, conduit Public Benefit Organisations (PBOs) (PBOs which do not carry on a Public Benefit Activity listed in Part II of the 9th Schedule, but which provide funds or assets to other...
 
 
 
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