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The rule of law was undermined and the consequences are showing

 05 Jun 20
The rule of law was undermined and the consequences are showing…

Racialism in law is incompatible with the Rule of Law

 03 Jun 20
Racialism in law is incompatible with the Rule of Law…

Defending and advancing liberalism in South Africa after Covid-19

29 May 20   Martin van Staden
Defending and advancing liberalism in South Africa after Covid-19…

The lockdown is not prima facie lawful

21 May 20   Robert W Vivian
The lockdown is not prima facie lawful…

Government is flouting the Rule of Law!

10 May 20   Jacques Jonker
Government is flouting the Rule of Law!…

Lockdown, tyranny and the rule of law

08 May 20   Rex van Schalkwyk
Lockdown, tyranny and the rule of law…

Die COVID-19-afsondering: juridies en prakties gedoem

14 Apr 20   Martin van Staden
Die COVID-19-afsondering: juridies en prakties gedoem…

Media release: New report: Constitutional validity of coronavirus lockdown regulations is disputable

10 Apr 20  
New report: Constitutional validity of coronavirus lockdown regulations is disputable…

Media release: Beware benign interpretation of government power in times of crisis

07 Apr 20  
Media release: Beware benign interpretation of government power in times of crisis…

Right now it is overkill to require network providers to infringe our right to privacy

06 Apr 20   Martin van Staden
Right now it is overkill to require network providers to infringe our right to privacy…

Is locked-down SA a frog in the warming Covid-19 pot?

06 Apr 20   Rex van Schalkwyk
Is locked-down SA a frog in the warming Covid-19 pot?…

Staat bly onderhewig aan die Grondwet en oppergesag van die reg

01 Apr 20   Jacques Jonker
Staat bly onderhewig aan die Grondwet en oppergesag van die reg…

Beware the constitutional void during the lockdown

30 Mar 20   Martin van Staden
Beware the constitutional void during the lockdown…

We can ill afford to play fast and loose with civil liberties

25 Mar 20   Martin van Staden
These regulations represent significant infringements of South Africans’ constitutional rights and civil liberties.…

Accountability is more important than government’s desire for control

18 Mar 20   Jacques Jonker
The department of public enterprises is actively trying to undermine the respective business rescue processes of SAA and South African Express (SAX).…

Government deserves a red card for tyrannical new Sport Bill

04 Mar 20   Chris Hattingh
Imagine for a moment the Rugby World Cup winning captain, Siya Kolisi, on a gymnastics mat, trying to perform handstands and backflips.…

The basic conditions which all markets need to succeed

14 Feb 20   James Peron
Planning is what every person does daily. There is no exception: even informal living and trading areas, and taxi ranks are planned.…

Necsa ruling highlights ministerial overreach

22 Jan 20   Ivo Vegter
On 15 January 2020 the remaining members of the Radebe appointed Necsa Board resigned citing a 'dysfunctional' relationship with Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe.…

SA mining industry decimated by regulatory uncertainty

10 Oct 19   Eustace Davie
Parliament should review the minerals and mining legislation and regulations as a first step towards having its members meet their obligations under the oath they swore to uphold the Constitution.…

Constitution errs in tipping the scales in favour of expropriation

02 Aug 19   Rex van Schalkwyk
The rule of law is the law of laws. Although the constitution gives explicit recognition to the rule of law, it has a separate authority that emphasises the primacy of individual liberty, as well as the right to private property.…

How government creates a problem and fixes it at taxpayers’ expense

26 Jul 19   Martin van Staden
We’ve seen it many times: government introduces a tax or regulation which has undesirable consequences.…