Pretoria - The taxpayer was spared paying R34 million in damages to a man who had instituted a claim against the Minister of Police, while the ministry was unaware of the settlement.
GMI in the News
It brings us great fulfilment to report that we advised and represented wrongfully arrested Bryan De Klerk to victory over the SAPS.
Central to the dispute is the proper interpretation of sections 66 and 68 of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). At the heart of the dispute is the ambit of these sections and the interplay between them and some of the other sections in the PFMA.
This matter concerns the proper interpretation of certain provisions of the National Credit Act (the Act). More specifically, the question raised is whether s 90(2)(n) and s124 of the Act render the common-law right of set-off inapplicable in respect of credit agreements that are subject to the Act
A man from Gauteng claims about R330-thousand from the police after he was arrested in 2012 and held in custody for 8 days.
Johannesburg, 15 November 2018 – a man from Gauteng claims about R330,000 from the police after he was arrested in 2012 and held in custody for 8 days.
Johannesburg, 15 November 2018 – a man from Gauteng claims about R330-thousand from the police after he was arrested in 2012 and held in custody for 8 days. The police conceded that they did not have a warrant for Bryan de Klerk’s detention, who was arrested on a charge of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Following the suspension of Senior NPA Officials Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, an inquiry is set to take place into their fitness to hold office. This inquiry came about due to how the pair dealt with charges against former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli.
On 31 May 2018 The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) dismissed an appeal by Louis Pasteur Hospital Holdings (Pty) Ltd (“LPHH”), and upheld an order of the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria in terms of which LPHH had wrongfully retained certain funds advanced to it as security for its own loans by Bonitas Medical Fund.