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SILKE: South African Income Tax 2021 - (including Covid-19 Tax Relief Measures) (Paperback): SILKE: South African Income Tax 2021 - (including Covid-19 Tax Relief Measures) (Paperback)
R1,081 R944 Discovery Miles 9 440 Save R137 (13%) In stock

The objective of the authors and publishers of Silke: SA Income Tax is to provide a book that simplifies the understanding and application of tax legislation in a South African context for both students and general practitioners.

Class Action - In Search of a Larger Life (Paperback): Charles Abrahams Class Action - In Search of a Larger Life (Paperback)
Charles Abrahams
R250 R200 Discovery Miles 2 000 Save R50 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Charles Abrahams is a world-class lawyer who sued multinationals for colluding with the apartheid government, but at twelve he was determined to become a world-famous heartsurgeon. Then a school inspector shattered his dream: coloured children from the Cape Flats 'should not aim too high'. Class Action is the story of how Charles aimed high anyway, despite a childhood that included forced removal, dire poverty and the deep sense of shame of being neither white nor a 'white coloured'. As one of eleven children in a poor family, he experienced constant hardship and family strife.

Violence was ubiquitous: his street was notorious for its gang fights, his father abused his mother at home, and schoolteachers beat darker-skinned children like him. Charles wanted a larger life, and he found it through student politics, anti-apartheid activism and reading. He studied relentlessly, finding not only formidable political weapons, but a means to delve into the damage apartheid had done to his personal identity, selfesteem, sexuality and morality. He went on to qualify as a lawyer and, after defending local gangsters, he sought to do good through human-rights and class-action law. He has since spearheaded some of South Africa’s most historic, groundbreaking lawsuits, pursuing justice for ordinary citizens whose lives were ruined by powers too profit-driven to ever think about them.

Class Action depicts a remarkable journey of resistance and healing in reaction to institutionalised greed and racism and the harm it has done to our identities, our relationships and the people of our country.

The South African Law of Persons (Paperback, 5th Edition): Jacqueline Heaton The South African Law of Persons (Paperback, 5th Edition)
Jacqueline Heaton 4
R808 R715 Discovery Miles 7 150 Save R93 (12%) In stock

The South African Law of Persons provides law students with a thorough understanding of the principles of the law of persons.

In a concise and comprehensive manner, the publication includes discussion of the implications of the constitutional principles of the law of persons.

Black Tax - Burden Or Ubuntu? (Paperback): Niq Mhlongo Black Tax - Burden Or Ubuntu? (Paperback)
Niq Mhlongo
R260 R208 Discovery Miles 2 080 Save R52 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A secret torment for some, a proud responsibility for others, ‘black tax’ is a daily reality for thousands of black South Africans. In this thought-provoking and moving anthology, a provocative range of voices share their deeply personal stories.

With the majority of black South Africans still living in poverty today, many black middle-class households are connected to working-class or jobless homes. Some believe supporting family members is an undeniable part of African culture and question whether it should even be labelled as a kind of tax. Others point to the financial pressure it places on black students and professionals, who, as a consequence, struggle to build their own wealth. Many feel they are taking over what is essentially a government responsibility. The contributions also investigate the historical roots of black tax, the concept of the black family and the black middle class.

In giving voice to so many different perspectives, Black Tax hopes to start a dialogue on this widespread social phenomenon.

General Principles Of Commercial Law (Paperback, 9th Edition): Heinrich Schulze, Tukishi Manamela, Philip Stoop, Ernest... General Principles Of Commercial Law (Paperback, 9th Edition)
Heinrich Schulze, Tukishi Manamela, Philip Stoop, Ernest Manamela, Eddie Hurter, … 1
R724 R615 Discovery Miles 6 150 Save R109 (15%) In stock

General Principles of Commercial Law is a concise compendium written specifically for non-law students. Written by experienced commercial law lecturers in the Department of Mercantile Law at the University of South Africa, it has been a prescribed text for undergraduate non-law students at various South African tertiary institutions for the past 28 years.

General Principles of Commercial Law provides students with a succinct exposition of the general principles of commercial law. It covers a wide range of topics influenced by the registration requirements of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors.

The ninth edition has been updated to reflect recent statutory and other developments in commercial law and includes:

  • A revised chapter on credit agreements to reflect recent amendments to the National Credit Act 34 of 2005.
  • A new chapter 24 that deals with various aspects of banking law, including a discussion of selected aspects of both the Banks Act 94 of 1990 and the Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017; an introduction to the principles of indigenous banking law; and the important aspect of financial inclusion.
  • An expanded chapter on methods of payment, which includes a discussion of selected modern types of digital payment and other developments in the sphere of payments, including cryptocurrencies.
Casebook On The South African Law Of Persons / Vonnisbundel Oor Die Suid-Afrikaanse Personereg (Afrikaans, English, Paperback,... Casebook On The South African Law Of Persons / Vonnisbundel Oor Die Suid-Afrikaanse Personereg (Afrikaans, English, Paperback, 5th Edition)
Jacqueline Heaton 2
R808 R715 Discovery Miles 7 150 Save R93 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The casebook on the South African law of persons provides clear and concise analysis of the facts and principles enunciated by the courts on the law of persons. It contains commentary and extracts from cases referred to in The South African law of persons.

Untitled - Securing Land Tenure In Urban And Rural South Africa (Paperback): Donna Hornby, Rosalie Kingwill, Lauren Royston,... Untitled - Securing Land Tenure In Urban And Rural South Africa (Paperback)
Donna Hornby, Rosalie Kingwill, Lauren Royston, Ben Cousins 3
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A title deed = tenure security. Or does it? This book challenges this simple equation and its apparently self-evident assumptions. It argues that two very different property paradigms characterise South Africa.

The first is the dominant paradigm of private property, referred to as an ‘edifice’, against which all other property regimes are measured and ranked. However, the majority of South Africans gain access to land and housing through very different processes, which this book calls social or off-register tenures. These tenures are poorly understood, a gap Untitled aims to address. The book reveals that ‘informal’ and customary property systems can be well organised, often providing substantial tenure security, but lack official recognition and support. This makes them difficult to service and vulnerable to elite capture.

Policy interventions usually aim to formalise these arrangements by issuing title deeds. The case studies in this book, which span both rural and urban contexts in South Africa, examine these interventions and the unintended consequences they often give rise to. Interventions based on an understanding of locally embedded property relations are more likely to succeed than those that attempt to transform them into registered tenures. However, emerging practices hit intractable obstacles associated with the ‘edifice’, which only a substantial transformation of the legal paradigms can overcome.

Hockly's Insolvency Law (Paperback, 9th ed): R. Sharrock, A. D Smith, K. van der Linde Hockly's Insolvency Law (Paperback, 9th ed)
R. Sharrock, A. D Smith, K. van der Linde 1
R816 R688 Discovery Miles 6 880 Save R128 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The 9th edition of Hockly's insolvency law follows the expanded format of the previous two editions. The basic purpose of the book remains the same: to provide a concise, yet fairly detailed, account of the law of insolvency, winding-up and judicial management. The book aims at a wide readership. For the subject specialist, it provides an update of developments in the law relating to insolvency and winding-up; for students, it is a text for both undergraduate and postgraduate study; and for insolvency practitioners, it may be used as a guide and a quick source of reference. The appendices contain specimen applications, specimen estate accounts, the Insolvency Act, relevant extracts from the Companies Act and the Close Corporations Act, and the Cross-Border Insolvency Act.

A Student's Approach To Income Tax - Business Activities 2021 (Paperback): A Student's Approach To Income Tax - Business Activities 2021 (Paperback)
R810 R716 Discovery Miles 7 160 Save R94 (12%) In stock

This book was written with the specific purpose of combining in one concise volume the provisions of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (the Act) as it applies to business activities.

The provisions of the Act regarding natural persons are dealt with in a separate book, A Student’s Approach to Income Tax: Natural Persons.

The Law of Contract In South Africa (Paperback, 3rd Edition): D. Hutchison, C. Pretorius, T. Naude, J. du Plessis, S. Eiselen,... The Law of Contract In South Africa (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
D. Hutchison, C. Pretorius, T. Naude, J. du Plessis, S. Eiselen, … 1
R707 R629 Discovery Miles 6 290 Save R78 (11%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

The Law of Contract in South Africa 3e provides a comprehensive, rigorous and accessible introduction to the principles of contract law.

The texts concise explanation assists readers to clearly understand the nuances of the subject matter, while developing applied, critical and reflective thought.

A Student's Approach To Income Tax - Natural Persons 2021 (Paperback): A Student's Approach To Income Tax - Natural Persons 2021 (Paperback)
R791 R700 Discovery Miles 7 000 Save R91 (12%) In stock

This book was written with the specific purpose of combining in one concise volume the provisions of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (the Act) as it applies to individuals.

The provisions of the Act regarding business activities are dealt with in a separate book, A Student’s Approach to Income Tax: Business Activities.

The Bill Of Rights Handbook (Paperback, 6th ed): I Currie, J.De Waal The Bill Of Rights Handbook (Paperback, 6th ed)
I Currie, J.De Waal 8
R1,094 R911 Discovery Miles 9 110 Save R183 (17%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The Constitution informs every aspect of our legal system and every instance of interpretation and application of that system. The Bill of Rights Handbook's detailed coverage of all aspects of Bill of Rights jurisprudence and practice has made it the standard reference work for this important area of law, and it has been extensively relied upon and quoted by the judiciary. The sixth edition of the Handbook is a comprehensive account of over two decades of jurisprudence interpreting and applying the Bill of Rights. The work has been thoroughly revised, in particular to cover developments in the areas of constitutional jurisdiction, remedies and socio-economic rights.

Scarred - But Not For Life (Paperback): Kim McCusker Scarred - But Not For Life (Paperback)
Kim McCusker 5
R265 R212 Discovery Miles 2 120 Save R53 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Brutally dragged 780 metres beneath a taxi – a young woman’s inspiring story of survival, courage, and the will to live.

13 September 2011. The story would shock thousands and be remembered by many for years to come. It would be plastered all over the papers and continue to attract interest well after the shock factor of what happened had passed. Reports and articles would be written, and “facts”, as given to reporters by some of those involved and willing to be interviewed, would be recounted and repeated in all forms of public media over the months and even years that followed. And although these versions would generate widespread outrage, none was entirely accurate.

"The stories were about me. I was there. I am Kim McCusker - the girl who was dragged by a taxi. This, as I experienced it, is the true version of events."

Competition Law And Economic Regulation - Addressing Market Power In Southern Africa (Paperback): Jonathan Klaaren Competition Law And Economic Regulation - Addressing Market Power In Southern Africa (Paperback)
Jonathan Klaaren; Anthea Paelo, Genna Robb, Simon Roberts; Edited by Simon Roberts; …
R886 R691 Discovery Miles 6 910 Save R195 (22%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Shaping markets through competition and economic regulation is at the heart of addressing the development challenges facing countries in southern Africa. The contributors to Competition Law And Economic Regulation: Addressing Market Power In Southern Africa critically assess the efficacy of the competition and economic regulation frameworks, including the impact of a number of the regional competition authorities in a range of sectors throughout southern Africa.

Featuring academics as well as practitioners in the field, the book addresses issues common to southern African countries, where markets are small and concentrated, with particularly high barriers to entry, and where the resources to enforce legislation against anti-competitive conduct are limited. What is needed, the contributors argue, is an understanding of competition and regional integration as part of an inclusive growth agenda for Africa. By examining competition and regulation in a single framework, and viewing this within the southern African experience, this volume adds new perspectives to the global competition literature.

It is an essential reference tool and will be of great interest to policymakers and regulators, as well as the rapidly growing ecosystem of legal practitioners and economists engaged in the field.

Principles of evidence (Paperback, 4th ed): P.J. Schwikkard, S.E. Van Der Merwe Principles of evidence (Paperback, 4th ed)
P.J. Schwikkard, S.E. Van Der Merwe
R900 R755 Discovery Miles 7 550 Save R145 (16%) In stock

The fourth edition of Principles of Evidence strikes a balance between the theory of the law of evidence and its practical application. This edition continues to assess the impact of the Constitution on the traditional Anglo-South African law of evidence, especially with regards to the admissibility of unconstitutionally obtained evidence. It further discusses the statutory provisions regulating diverse matters such as sexual history evidence and the admissibility of electronic evidence.

Civil Procedure - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised Edition): Stephen Pete, Max Du Plessis, Toni Palmer Civil Procedure - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised Edition)
Stephen Pete, Max Du Plessis, Toni Palmer 2
R763 R676 Discovery Miles 6 760 Save R87 (11%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

This third edition of Civil Procedure: A Practical Guide provides a clear and concise introduction to the complex area of civil procedure.

The civil procedures used in the High Courts, District and Regional Magistrates' Courts, Supreme Court of Appeal, Constitutional Court and Small Claims Court are discussed in detail, with practical implementation guidelines.

The book has been revised and updated, and incorporates discussions and analyses of all new developments in the field of civil procedure

Tax Law: An Introduction (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Annet Wanyana Oguttu, Elzette Muller, R.C. Williams, Cornelius Louw, Peter... Tax Law: An Introduction (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Annet Wanyana Oguttu, Elzette Muller, R.C. Williams, Cornelius Louw, Peter Surtees; Edited by …
R695 R591 Discovery Miles 5 910 Save R104 (15%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Tax Law: An Introduction deals with the fundamentals of income tax in a practical and clear manner that makes this book an ideal tool for tax teachers. Written for students, this much-needed textbook simplifies complex concepts and avoids unnecessary jargon as it explains the key objectives and principles of taxation. The book sheds light on contemporary South

African tax law and the most important tax cases. It covers the process of tax collection as well as the interpretation of tax legislation.

Tax Law: An Introduction is intended to ease the teaching and understanding of an often-daunting subject. The book includes a link to the relevant Acts for easy access by students.

Hockly's Insolvency Law Casebook (Paperback): R. Sharrock, L.S. Steyn, A. D Smith, K. van der Linde, M. Havenga Hockly's Insolvency Law Casebook (Paperback)
R. Sharrock, L.S. Steyn, A. D Smith, K. van der Linde, M. Havenga
R630 R539 Discovery Miles 5 390 Save R91 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

A proper grasp of the law of insolvency can be acquired only by reading and digesting a sizeable volume of case law. This text, designed to complement Hockly's Insolvency Law, allows students and practitioners to come to terms with a broad range of insolvency cases.

Principles of criminal law (Paperback, 5th ed): Jonathan Burchell Principles of criminal law (Paperback, 5th ed)
Jonathan Burchell 1
R1,061 R884 Discovery Miles 8 840 Save R177 (17%) In stock

The fifth edition of this established work on criminal law now includes detailed discussion of major judicial pronouncements on dolus eventualis (Pistorius), the limits of common purpose liability in its active association form (Dewnath), robbery with aggravating circumstances (Masingili), treason (the Boeremag Treason trial), racketeering/retrospectivity (Savoi) and consensual child sexual experimentation (Teddy Bear Clinic). With the important entry into force on 9 August 2015 of the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act 7 of 2013, definitions of human trafficking and related offences have now become an integral part of our criminal law. Moreover, the transitional provisions on human trafficking in the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007 have been replaced with more detailed provisions under this Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act 7 of 2013. A significant amendment to abortion law has been effected by the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Act 1 of 2008 (assented to 12 February and promulgated18 February 2008), following the Constitutional Court's judgment in Doctors for Life International v Speaker of the National Assembly 2006 (6) SA 416 (CC). Judgments of the Supreme Court of Appeal, the Constitutional Court and legislative amendments relevant to criminal law up until the end of 2015 have been included in this fifth edition of Principles of Criminal Law.

Unfair Game - An Expose Of South Africa's Captive-Bred Lion Industry (Paperback): Michael Ashcroft Unfair Game - An Expose Of South Africa's Captive-Bred Lion Industry (Paperback)
Michael Ashcroft
R275 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R55 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In April 2019 Lord Ashcroft published the results of his year-long investigation into South Africa's captive-bred lion industry. Over eleven pages of a single edition of the Mail on Sunday he showed why this sickening trade, which involves appalling cruelty to the 'King of the Savannah' from birth to death, has become a stain on the country.

Unfair Game features the shocking results of a new inquiry Lord Ashcroft has conducted into South Africa's lion business. In the book, he shows how tourists are unwittingly being used to support the abuse of lions; he details how lions are being tranquilised and then hunted in enclosed spaces; he urges the British government to ban the import of captive-bred lion trophies; and he demonstrates why Asia's insatiable appetite for lion bones has become a multimillion-dollar business linked to criminality and corruption, which now underpins South Africa's captive lion industry.

Snyman's Criminal Law (Paperback, 7th Edition): Snyman's Criminal Law (Paperback, 7th Edition)
R1,169 R1,017 Discovery Miles 10 170 Save R152 (13%) In stock

Unafraid to challenge the status quo, CR Snyman's Criminal Law takes a challenging look at criminal law in South Africa.

This book has been thoroughly revised in light of important changes in the South African legal system, with updated reference to the latest reported judgements.

Companies and other Business Structures (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Dennis Davis, Walter Geach Companies and other Business Structures (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Dennis Davis, Walter Geach; Anneli Loubser, Zolani Buba, David Burdette, …
R648 R580 Discovery Miles 5 800 Save R68 (10%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Companies and other Business Structures in South Africa, fourth edition, offers a clear and practical introduction to the law relating to companies, close corporations, business trusts, partnerships and financial markets.

The fourth edition is comprehensively revised and updated to address the extensive development of common law jurisprudence that has emerged in the recent period. In particular, the text succinctly analyses the complex body of case law developments within the spheres of corporate governance, insider trading and business rescue, and provides a chapter that addresses the winding up and deregistration of companies.

The text explains the law relating to corporate finance with an interdisciplinary (legal, accounting and management accounting) approach, and situates discussion of the recently promulgated Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012 within the context of insider trading and financial markets.

A-Z Of Nursing Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition): A-Z Of Nursing Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
R412 R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Save R49 (12%) In stock

This newly updated text equips nurses and other health-care professionals to deal with the legal issues they encounter in daily practice.

Informative and relevant, The A-Z of Nursing Law covers all recent changes to the law and legislation that affect the nursing profession. As the only local book of this nature, it has become an invaluable resource for nurse practitioners and other health-care professionals.

Undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students will also find it useful.

The Law of Succession in South Africa (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Juanita Jamneck, Christa Rautenbach The Law of Succession in South Africa (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Juanita Jamneck, Christa Rautenbach; Paleker, Anton Van Der Linde, Michael Wood-Bodley
R625 R560 Discovery Miles 5 600 Save R65 (10%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

The book introduces students to the general principles of the law of succession in South Africa, integrating the common law, statutory law, constitutional perspectives, and the related customary law principles. It addresses the Civil Union Act 17 of 2006, and the Reform of Customary Law of Succession and Regulation of Related Matters Act 11 of 2009 and other legal developments.

Visser & Potgieter: Law of damages (Paperback, 3rd edition): J.M. Potgieter, L. Steynberg, T.B. Floyd Visser & Potgieter: Law of damages (Paperback, 3rd edition)
J.M. Potgieter, L. Steynberg, T.B. Floyd 3
R1,020 R851 Discovery Miles 8 510 Save R169 (17%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The new edition deals with the new legislation affecting the law of damages, including the Road Accident Fund Amendment Act 19 of 2005, the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 and the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008. A large number of important Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and High Court judgments and academic contributions since 2003 relating to most fields of the law of damages in both delict and contract are examined in the new editions.

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