Strikes and Lock-outs

To strike is the refusal to work, the slowing down of work or the obstruction of work by employees (“strikers”) and takes place to resolve a dispute between the employees and their employer.

Evictions

What is an eviction and when may a person be evicted from the property s/he is staying on? Read about the procedure that must be followed during evictions here.

Bail

Bail is an amount of money paid to ensure the temporary release of someone who has been arrested for an alleged criminal offence. Get an overview of the most important information you need about the law surrounding bail in SA by reading this QuickLaw guide.

Administration Orders

What is an administration order and who can apply for it? Learn more about administration orders by reading this LegalWise QuickLaw guide.

Introduction to SA Law

The law is a system of rules that determines how people must behave in a community. Read this QuickLaw guide for an introduction to South African Law.

Cancelling a Credit Agreement

A credit agreement is entered into when a person (“consumer”) buys goods or services on credit or borrows money from another (“credit provider”) in return for the payment of interest and/or fees/charges. Read more about credit agreements.

Road Accident Fund Claims

The RAF is a fund that assists with compensating victims of a motor vehicle accident (“accident”) for certain damages suffered within the Republic of South Africa. Learn more about the Road Accident Fund.

National Credit Act

The NCA protects a consumer who enters into a credit agreement with a credit provider. For example, a credit agreement can take the form of a credit card, overdraft, store card, personal loan and so on.

Credit Records

In terms of the National Credit Act (“NCA”), credit may not be given to a person (“consumer”), if s/he is unable to repay such credit. A credit provider must determine a consumer’s creditworthiness by assessing his/her: