Month: August 2021

Pretoria Magistrate’s Court functional again, Sakeliga will address bottleneck on court roll

After refusing to hear opposed cases earlier this month, apparently for Covid-19 reasons, the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court is now hearing all cases again. On the 3rd of August, Sakeliga sent an urgent letter to the office of the Chief Justice, the Tshwane Chief Magistrate, the Magistrate’s Commission, the Honorable Judge President Mlambo and the Minister […]
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2021 Version of the Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill

Sakeliga’s comprehensive submission on the 2021 version of the Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill can be found here. The Amendment Bill proposes to insert the phenomena of confiscation (so-called “expropriation without compensation”) and nationalisation (so-called “state custodianship”) into South African constitutional and property law. Sakeliga believes the revised Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill represents significant, perhaps existential, […]
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Sakeliga requests withdrawal of erroneous government directive on compulsory vaccinations in the workplace

The business organisation Sakeliga today urgently appealed to the Minister of Labor via an attorney’s letter for clarity and rectification after a media statement from the Department of Labor created a false impression about compulsory vaccination programs in workplaces. Equivalent directives issued by the Minister of Labor create the impression that employers should launch compulsory […]
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Sakeliga issues urgent letter to Pretoria Magistrate’s court for refusing to hear business matters

Business organisation Sakeliga and members of the Pretoria Society of Advocates sent an urgent letter to the office of the Chief Justice, the Tshwane Chief Magistrate, the Magistrates commission, the honourable Judge President Mlmabo and the minister of Justice and Constitutional Development on Friday, requesting that various court cases relating to business matters are heard, including opposed commercial cases and cases before the small claims court, to avoid further losses.  The letter follows a Covid directive at the Pretoria […]
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