Court Code

Civil proceedings – Claim for building work done and material supplied, defendants refuses to compensate the plaintiff after work was done – Plaintiff alleged verbal agreement to construct a building identical to the first building – The defendants and their legal practitioners barred from leading evidence due to non-compliance with the rules – Court proceeded in terms of rule 98(1) – Court found that the plaintiff had proved the first written agreement but failed to pro

Criminal Procedure ―Sentence― Factors to be taken into account at sentencing―Accused 54 years’ old first offender – Convicted of murdering his wife—Crime of violence against women and children far too serious and prevalent in our society—Court to send a vibrant message that violence as a way of resolving conflict in love relationship cannot be tolerated—Accused has previous record of violent offence--Long term impr