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Criminal law webinar

We discuss the various laws around drinking and driving, paying an admission of guilt fine, COVID-19 violations as well as police conduct.
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September Crime stats and being a companion article 27 08 2021

Your Companion, through the good and the bad

In this article, we give a brief overview of the latest crime stats, give guidance on reporting a crime, and obtaining a protection order. We also provide you with information on our services to assist you in dealing with emotional trauma and seeking medical advice and emergency medical response.
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Clearing your criminal record

You can apply for expungement of your criminal record provided you meet the criteria, allowing you to carry on with life without a criminal record being an obstruction to employment opportunities.
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Your rights and duties on the road

Everything you need to know about roadblocks and when you are being pulled over on the road by a traffic officer. Your rights and responsibilities as a motorist are explained to you.
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Lockdown law breakers & fines for offences

Determination of admission of guilt fines in respect of offences in terms of the disaster management act 2002(act no 57 of 2002) regulations 2020. Note these fines are published by Magistrates' Courts Judiciary Republic of South Africa Gauteng Admin region 5A. The fines applicable to your area may differ.
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Lockdown living rules

Understanding some of the rules around the lockdown.
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COVID-19: You cannot refuse isolation

If you are diagnosed with COVID-19, you will be told to go into quarantine. This means you have to stay in isolation (in a space by yourself) and may not come into contact with other people.
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​Do you feel unsafe when being pulled over by the police?

The South African Police Service (SAPS) or Metro Police have the right to pull over a car on the road and to search it. However, if you feel endangered, you are within your rights to ask the police officer to accompany you to the nearest police station to do the search.
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(Legal) Rules of The Road

Legal&Tax’s guide to help you rev up your knowledge of how the law helps protect your rights when it comes to vehicles and driving.
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What is domestic violence?

If you find yourself in a situation where you are experiencing domestic violence, you have to protect your self. The law is on your side.
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The Legal Taboos of Tobacco

The South African law is constantly tightening up on ways to stop smokers from lighting up.
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Cannabis

The High and Low of Cannabis

On 18 September 2018, the Constitutional Court unanimously confirmed the Cape High Court judgment that personal use of cannabis is not a criminal offence.
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Your rights when stopped at a roadblock

With the festive season approaching it’s important that you are aware of your rights when stopped at a roadblock. Legal advisor, Natasha Ngwerume summarised what you need to know.
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Sexual Harassment

Our Legal&Tax experts shed some light on this topic. Watch this video to learn more.
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Your rights on the road

As the Festive Season kicks off, it’s great to see more and more Metro Police officers on the roads. For that reason, it’s important to know the fines you will pay for breaking the laws that govern the roads, as well as the laws that will get you arrested.
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