SHOULD RAF BE IMPOSING A REQUIREMENT ON FOREIGN NATIONALS TO PRODUCE STAMPED PASSPORTS AFTER FINALISATION OF THE MATTER?

The Minister published an amendment to the Regulations on 27 May 2022 which replaced the RAF1 claim form as previously published. However, this amendment has had further reaching effects than probably anticipated. The effects of the amendment are going to be discussed hereunder the following headings: A. At lodgement of the claim; B. At trial; […]

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SHOULD LEGAL PRACTITIONERS CLAIM ADVICE TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS AS COMMUNITY SERVICE?

Since the promulgation of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014, on 22 September 2014, legal practitioners waited for the day that the Minister of Justice would promulgate the hours for community service. That day came on 3 May 2022, eight years later. The proposed regulations were published for comment by the Minister of Justice, […]

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The Thespian’s Toe’s vs RAF

An injury to a person’s toes would not necessarily be regarded as a serious injury in a claim against the Road Accident Fund, unless you are a male thespian. A thespian was a passenger in a motor vehicle collision as a result of which he suffered open right metatarsal fractures and a malunion of the […]

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