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The applicant launched an urgent application which was heard on 18 March 2022 before another court. On 18 March 2022, the first respondent was ordered to inter alia, do everything necessary to partially remove the freeze in terms of section 6(2) (f) of the Banking Institutions Act of 2 of 1998, placed on the applicant’s account CHK-802669569 held with the third respondent in order for applicant to meet its necessary day-to-day business expenses.

Civil ­– action proceedings – application for leave to file additional expert witness statement – witness to be declared as expert in terms of rule 29 ­­– witness to be called as expert in terms of rule 93(5) – variation of order

Criminal Procedure – Sentence – Rape contravening s 2(1)(a) Act 8 of 2000 – Abduction – Factors to be considered – Personal circumstances of offender – Seriousness of offences – Interest of society – Aggravating circumstances by far overshadowed personal circumstances of the accused.

Criminal Procedure – Bail – Appeal against refusal by magistrate to admit appellant to bail - In defence appellant gave a bare denial – Onus not discharged by appellant – Evidence of state – Analysis when asking whether prima facie case shown – Various factors to be taken into account – Not in the interest of public and of administration of justice to permit appellant to bail - Appeal dismissed.

Motion proceedings - provisional liquidation of CC - Applicant relies on section 68(1)(c) of the Close Corporations Act 26 of 1988 - respondent unable to pay its debts - applicant failed to show indebtedness - that responde

Practice - application for absolution from the instance - claim for rental arrears - damage to property - ejectment from property - counterclaim - special plea of locus standi and prescription raised by plaintiff - special plea of prescription on first counterclaim upheld - first defendant has no right, title or in

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