Parent

The biological father or mother of a child who has full or limited parental rights and responsibilities over his/her child.

Parental Rights and Responsibilities

To care for a child, maintain contact with the child, act as guardian of the child and to contribute to the maintenance of the child.

PAYMENT DISTRIBUTION AGENCY

PAYMENT DISTRIBUTION AGENCY: an independent third person who monitors the re-payments from a consumer to his/her credit providers.

PERMANENT DISABILITY

PERMANENT DISABILITY: work-related injury or disease that prevents an employee from working, or limits an employee to light duty only. For example, the loss of a limb, or the loss of or limited function of an organ.

Person

PERSON: natural (individuals) or juristic (companies, close corporations, educational and religious institutions, and clubs and societies) person.

Pest Control Certificate

A certificate issued by a registered person stating that the property is free of infestation of wood destroying insects or fungi.

PEST CONTROL CERTIFICATE

PEST CONTROL CERTIFICATE: a certificate issued by a registered person stating that the property is free of infestation of wood destroying insects or fungi.

Plain Language

An ordinary consumer, with an average education and minimal knowledge on the goods or services being advertised, sold or rendered, must be able to, or expected to be able to, understand the words used.

PLAIN LANGUAGE

PLAIN LANGUAGE: an ordinary consumer, with an average education and minimal knowledge on the goods or services being advertised, sold or rendered, must be able to, or expected to be able to, understand the words used.

Plaintiff

The person who institutes legal action against another.

POLYGAMOUS MARRIAGE

refers to a marriage where a man has more than one wife at a time.

Polygamous Marriage - What is a polygamous marriage?

Refers to a marriage where a man has more than one wife at a time.

Power of Attorney - What does power of attorney mean?

A legal document that allows a person to perform a certain act on behalf of another person.

Prodigal

A person who wastes money in an irresponsible and extravagant manner.

Property

A place where a person can live in, for example, a house, room, flat, garage or similar structure built on land used for housing purposes.

PROPERTY

all assets owned by a person, such as a house, vehicle and money

Protection Order

It is an order made by a court that prevents the respondent from causing domestic violence to the complainant and can be interim or final. The protection order may contain certain terms and conditions that a respondent must comply with, for example, the protection order can state that the respondent is not allowed to make any contact with the complainant or to go near the complainant.