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The Law of Contract in South Africa by
Call Number: eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
This book introduces undergraduate LLB students to the general principles of contract law with specific application to South Africa. It integrates the common law, statutory law and constitutional perspectives. Contributing author: L Hawthorne
Dugard's International Law: A South African Perspective by
Call Number: 2524109
This fifth edition of International Law: A South African Perspective is now titled Dugard's International Law: A South African Perspective, in recognition of the fact that this work is a continuation of the earlier editions written by John Dugard. The substance of the work has undergone major changes to take account of new developments both on the international legal scene and in South Africa. Dugard's International Law: A South African Perspective presents a South African perspective of international law. The basic principles of international law are described and examined with reference to the principal sources of international law. This examination, however, takes place within the context of South African law. South African state practice, judicial decisions and legislation on international law receive equal treatment with international law as it is practised and taught abroad.
Dean & Dyer, introduction to intellectual property law by
Copyright -- Trade marks -- Unlawful competition -- Counterfeit goods -- Patents -- Plant breeders rights -- Designs -- Traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expressions, and folklore -- Commercial considerations for transactions involving intellectual property -- Intellectual property law in the digital environment (EIP law) -- Intellectual property rights and the Constitution.
Property Law in South Africa by
Publication Date: 2010-03-26
pt. 1. General introduction to property law. Perspective on property law -- Property and things: definitions and classification -- Rights -- Possession. pt. 2. Ownership. Content and forms of ownership -- Limitations on ownership -- Acquisition of ownership -- Protection of ownership. pt. 3. Specific forms of rights in property. Servitude and restrictive conditions -- Minerals -- Water -- Real security. pt. 4. Overview of the principles of property law in its new context. Prospects of property law.
The Bill of Rights Handbook by
Publication Date: 2013-07-12
Introduction to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights -- Structure of Bill of Rights litigation -- Application of the Bill of Rights -- Justiciability -- Jurisdiction in Bill of Rights litigation -- Interpretation of the Bill of Rights -- Limitation of rights -- Remedies -- Equality / updated by Tembeka Ngcukaitobi -- Human dignity -- Life -- Freedom and security of the person -- Slavery, servitude and forced labour -- Privacy -- Religion, belief and opinion / updated by Michael Eastman -- Expression -- Assembly, demonstration and petition / Stuart Woolman -- Association / Stuart Woolman -- Political rights / updated by Glenda Fick -- Citizenship -- Freedom of movement and residence -- Freedom of trade, occupation and profession -- Labour relations / John Grogan -- Environment / Michael Kidd -- Property / updated by Kevin Iles -- Socio-economic rights / updated by Jason Brickhill, Nick Ferreira -- Children / Ann Skelton -- Culture, language and education -- Just administrative action / Cora Hoexter -- Access to information -- Access to courts / updated by Kevin Iles -- Arrested, detained and accused persons / P.J. Schwikkard -- States of emergency.
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