Please see below the latest Legal happenings for this week.
Government gazettes level 3 lockdown regulations on booze, curfew
Ramaphosa confirmed that South Africa would remain under level 3 lockdown despite the country seeing some promising signs of decline in Covid-19 transmissions.
Can organisers be held liable by attendees of super-spreader events?
On 31 January 2021, it was reported that two attendees knew they had Covid-19 and, subsequently, 848 people at the event tested positive. It then becomes relevant to look at whether there may be any legal recourse for the victims against the organisers.
Ramaphosa assents to 2020 Taxation Laws Amendment Act
President Ramaphosa has signed the 2020 Taxation Laws Amendment Act into law.
Parliament passed the bill and sent it for assent in December 2020.
Victory for amaBhungane as ConCourt upholds ruling on surveillance of journalists
The Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled in favour of the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism, confirming a Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg ruling deeming parts of the Regulation of interception of Communication Act (RICA) unconstitutional.
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