The trust deed, the will or the letter of wishes?

Which one wins: The trust deed, the will or the letter of wishes? People, generally speaking, do not pay sufficient attention to what they want to happen to their assets when they die. This can be ascribed to estate planning not being accorded priority, or to people shying away from dealing with the consequences [...]

2019-10-04T15:14:03+02:00September 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Public hearings on NHI Bill to start in October

Public hearings on NHI Bill to start in October With public hearings on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill set to begin in October, the chairperson of the portfolio committee on health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has written to all parties represented in the National Assembly. According to a statement released by Parliament on Sunday, [...]

2019-10-04T15:14:09+02:00September 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Concourt: Smacking kids is still illegal

Smacking kids is still illegal: ConCourt maintains ruling on parental chastisement of children The "reasonable and moderate chastisement" of children as a form of physical discipline by their parents is unconstitutional, the Constitutional Court has ruled. In October 2017, the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg found that the common law defence of "reasonable and [...]

2019-10-04T15:14:13+02:00September 19th, 2019|0 Comments