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Harmful cultural and traditional practices : a roadblock in the implementation of the convention on the elimination of discrimination against women and the Maputo protocol on women's rights in Tanzania.
The focus of this study was largely on the effect of harmful cultural beliefs and practices regarding women’s rights as enshrined in international, national and regional legal instruments that apply to the Tanzanian legal ...
Critically evaluating the machinery of the Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998 for combating domestic violence in South Africa.
There is an international law duty on South Africa in terms of the Convention on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (CEDAW) and the Convention on the Elimination of Violence Against Woman (CEVAW). Section 12 (1) (c) ...
Common purpose: The last hope for the successful prosecution of 'mob justice' murder cases.
Mob justice is prevalent in South Africa and the only way these “mob justice” cases can be successfully prosecuted is through the application of the common purpose doctrine. It should be noted that such an important doctrine ...
The legal and ethical implications of partial-birth abortions.
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Security on board energy carrying vessels: an analysis of international and regional regulatory measures.
Although the overall number of piracy incidents has decreased over the past few years, almost half the incidents that are reported, involve energy carrying vessels. Given the important role that energy plays in society ...
A comparative study pertaining to the laws of Germany and America in respect of the test for dolus eventualis with a specific focus on the crimes of murder and culpable homicide.
Dolus eventualis has correctly been described as an ‘enigma’. Not only has it been variously described by the courts, but they have applied the two-stage test, the cognitive and conative component, without providing an ...
An analysis of five of the provisions of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) that are most at risk of divergent interpretation by tribunals within diverse nations and a brief overview of the implications of South Africa's choice not to ratify the convention.
This study provides a critical analysis of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) in light of five aspects of the Convention, namely provisions dealing with usage of trade, ...
The COMESA-SADC-EAC free trade area: Rules of origin – an impediment to regional trade and economic integration.
The Tripartite Free Trade Area is a regional economic integration initiative that brings together 26 African countries belonging to the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Southern African Development ...
Examining the role of intellectual property law, policy and management in open innovation models that facilitiate innovation in and access to genomic medicine.
The traditional closed innovation model is largely supported by a regime where intellectual property rights (IPRs) are used to secure monopolies over inventions, with one justification being that this maximises profits ...
Sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax in South Africa: an analysis of the tax design.
Sugar-Sweetened Beverage (SSB) tax has stirred considerable debate both locally and internationally in the recent years and this dissertation explores some of these issues. The tax was announced in South Africa by former ...