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3 September 2014
Legal Briefs
 
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02 Sep 2014
 
 
Directors beware: Increased scope for director liability under South African environmental law
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Amendments introduced by the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Act, (NEMLAA) are due to come into effect on 2 September 2014. South African businesses should note that the NEMLAA...
 
 
01 Sep 2014
 
The Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act comes into operation today
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
In terms of Government Gazette dated 29 August 2014, it has been determined that the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act (BCEAA) came into operation with effect from today, 1 September...
 
 
Potential delays to mining operations due to the requirements for waste management licenses
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Waste management licences (WMLs) are now required from the Minister of Mineral Resources for residue stockpiles and deposits relating to prospecting, mining, exploration or production activities as...
 
 
28 Aug 2014
 
Competition Commission concludes collaboration agreements with regulators
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The Competition Commission concluded cooperation agreements with the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) and the North West Gambling Board (NWGB), respectively.  The Commission, as one of its...
 
 
25 Aug 2014
 
Electricity regulation in Botswana
Minchin & Kelly
The regulatory framework for electricity generation in Botswana is set out in the Electricity Supply Act, in terms of which the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR) is...
 
 
Can Employees Interdict Their Intended Dismissals – A Question of Alternatives?
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The Labour Court recently revisited this issue in its judgment handed down on 6 June 2014, in Mmatli & 19 Others v Department of Infrastructure Development (Gauteng Province), J1238/14. The...
 
 
21 Aug 2014
 
Allowances in respect of public private partnerships
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
On 17 July 2014, the National Treasury released the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) which aims to give effect to the various tax proposals announced in the 2014 Budget. One important...
 
 
20 Aug 2014
 
Capital gains tax, savings and inflation
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Consider the following example:  A taxpayer bought shares for R100 000 on 1 June 2004, and sold them on 1 June 2014.  Assume that: the inflation rate during the period the shares were held was...
 
 
 
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