June 2008


Protecting SA’s vulnerable coast Environmental Law June 2008

“The coast is a unique part of our environment. It is a distinctive system in which a range of considerations – biophysical, economic, social and institutional – interconnect, in a manner which requires a dedicated and integrated management approach." That was Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk when he introduced the Integrated Coastal Management Bill, 2007, in Parliament on May 8.

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Subrogation under a liability insurance policy Insurance Law June 2008

From November 1998 to mid-2000 Dixit Shah went on an attorney firm acquisition spree. The Solicitors Regulation Authority intervened In September 2000 and discovered that £12,5 million had been misappropriated from client accounts with these firms. However Shah had left the jurisdiction. These events resulted in The Law Society of England and Wales & Others v Dixit Shah & Others 2007 EWCH 2841 (Ch).

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Timeshare in Mozambique International June 2008

This the second part of a two-part series. Part 1 appeared in the April issue (p62) Decree 39/2007 enacting regulations on timeshare and various forms of vacation ownership was issued by the Mozambican Government in August 2007 and came into force in November 2007. This article summarises the legal framework, focusing on the different types and concepts of timeshare and vacation ownership, the basic requirements for setting up timeshare schemes and how timeshare rights can be bought and sold.

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A sheep in sheep’s clothing Lifestyle - Motoring June 2008

Road report: Subaru Legacy 3,0 R-B PREMIUM The Subaru name conjures up all kinds of connotations: speed, all wheel drive, speed, boxer-type engine configurations, speed, massive boot spoiler, to name but a few. Unfortunately, the Subaru Legacy does not live up to these expectations,.

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aftertaste - Expensive perceptions Lifestyle - Wine June 2008

The New York Times recently reviewed a study of Robin Goldstein, a food writer, to try and isolate consumers from the various outside influences when judging a wine. Five hundred volunteers sampled and rated 540 unidentified wines priced from approximately R12 (the snob inside me is inclined to think that it shouldn't even be used in cooking) to R1200.

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