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02 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Role of the Employers Agent »
In all building and civil engineering contracts there is a provision for the appointment of a person to assume overall res...
27 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MBSA Congress – Contractual & Legal Matters »
During the Master Builders South Africa Congress which was held from 10th to 12th  September in Cape Town, one of the...
02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Does my insurance cover damages due to public unrest and strikes? »
“With all the civil unrest caused by striking workers, political rallies and student actions, I was wondering whether insu...
04 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can My Outdoor Spa Land Me in Hot Water? »
“ My wife and I recently moved into a sectional title unit. We used to have an outdoor spa at our previous house and would...
30 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Contractual Disputes »
Most building contract documents allow for disputes between parties to be resolved by adjudication and or arbitration. Thi...
04 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Labour Appeal Court Sanctions Employer for Sexual Harassment »
By Neil Coetzer, Partner and Taryn York, Employment Law, Benefits & Industrial Relations, Cowan-Harper Attorneys...
01 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ambit of Arbitration Agreement Introduction »
A recent case dealt with by the Supreme Court of Appeal concerned the interpretation of an agreement to arbitrate and exac...
06 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Referral to Court or Counsel for an Opinion in Arbitration Proceedings Introduction »
Construction Law Bulletin Referral to Court or Counsel for an Opinion in Arbitration Proceedings Introduction T...
06 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017 »
On the 20 January 2017 the Preferential Procurement Regulations were published in the Government Gazette. The impact on ou...
07 December 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Site Closures »
In the past few months several incidences of disputes on construction site between construction companies and local busine...
07 December 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protect Yourself - Always Use a Recognised Form of Contract Agreement »
The Association is aware that a number of Members are in the habit of entering into contracts based purely on an offer (a...
05 December 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to do in case of illegal building by my neighbour? »
“My neighbour has recently started building a new double-storey extension to his house which has dramatically impacted on...
09 October 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protect Yourself - Always Use a Recognised Form of Contract Agreement »
The Association is aware that a number of Members are in the habit of entering into contracts based purely on an offer (a...

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