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25 May 2017
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02 Jul 2015
 
 
 
 
Courts approach to exemption clauses and the potential impact of the CPA thereon
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Introduction: 1. Exemption clauses are provisions in a contract in terms of which a party is protected from certain claims in respect of damages, loss, negligence, non-performance etc. An example...
 
 
01 Jul 2015
 
Courts approach to product liability claims and impact of CPA – manufacturers and suppliers liability
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Prior to the Consumer Protection Act, Act 68 of 2008, (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) coming into force, a person seeking to recover damages from a supplier in respect of defective goods...
 
 
30 Jun 2015
 
 
 
Governance of the architectural professions as a whole and the legislative framework determining inter alia architects’ scope of practice and registration requirements
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
1. In terms of the Council for the Built Environment Act, 43 of 2000 (hereinafter referred to as “the Built Environment Act”), a “registered person” means a person registered in terms of any of the...
 
 
22 Jun 2015
 
SA Courts’ approach to exemption clauses and the potential impact of the CPA
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Introduction: 1. Exemption clauses are provisions in a contract in terms of which a party is protected from certain claims in respect of damages, loss, negligence, non-performance etc. An example...
 
 
19 Jun 2015
 
Courts’ approach to product liability claims and the impact of the CPA
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Prior to the Consumer Protection Act, Act 68 of 2008, (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) coming into force, a person seeking to recover damages from a supplier in respect of defective goods...
 
 
27 May 2015
 
'Negligent misstatement' of a patient’s HIV status: what risk befalls the health care provider?
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
1. In the matter of Geldenhuys v National Health Laboratory Services 2014 JDR 1656 (GP) the appellant (Ms Geldenhuys) instituted action against the respondents (the National Health Laboratory...
 
 
07 Apr 2015
 
Medical law: a claim for compensation arising from a failed sterilisation could include damages suffered during parturition
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Introduction 1. It is trite that our law recognises a claim by parents in respect of the financial costs involved in supporting a child born following a failed sterilisation. The matter of The...
 
 
02 Apr 2015
 
Requirements for valid surrogacy agreements, sanctions against medical practitioners for non-compliance
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Medical practitioners involved in artificial fertilisation or involved in rendering assistance in artificial fertilisation in respect of surrogacy should familiarise themselves with the relevant...
 
 
 
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