Greyvensteins Newsletter - April 2017


Posted On: Friday, April 21, 2017

This week's best articles, alongside short snippets of miscellaneous interestingness that you won't want to miss out on.

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Failure to disclose defects not protected by Voetstoots clause

In terms of our common law when an item is sold, there is an implied warranty against defects in that item.

However, the seller of the item is able to dispose of this warranty by stating that the item is sold “voetstoots,” or loosely translated, ‘as is’ no matter what the condition of the item.

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The abolition of the statute of limitation for sexual assault offences

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The Court ruled that there should no longer be a restriction of the 20 year period in order to pursue a claim for sexual assault. 

This application was based on the case of the deceased philanthropist and established stockbroker, Sidney Frankel. 

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