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Realising the right of children with disabilities to early childhood development in South Africa
(University of Western Cape, 2014)
This study sets out to establish what is required of the South African government to comply with international human rights treaties and Constitutional obligations with respect to early childhood development (ECD) for ...
‘When is dismissal an appropriate sanction for misconduct? and who has the last say?’
In this mini-thesis, I will present a historical development of the manner in which South African courts have tested the fairness of dismissals, for misconduct. South African Labour history has been marred by confusion and ...
Contractual discretionary powers and the essentialia of price and rental in the South African law of sale and lease – a jurisprudential and comparative analysis
This thesis concerns the tension that exists between the principles of certainty and freedom of contract (which includes the notion of contractual discretionary powers) and how this tension impacts on the requirement that ...
The impact of the national council of provinces on legislation
The paper focuses on the role of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in the national legislative process. An enquiry into the relevance of the NCOP when processing bills during the Third Parliament has been critical ...
Assessment of the development of victims' rights within the legislative and policy framework in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
This study assesses the development ofvictims' rights in the legislative and policy framework in South Africa. It is argued that although victims' rights are recognised more has to be done to concretise these rights.
Children's experiences and views on domestic violence
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
In a country in which human rights feature prominently in our discourse about who we are, as well as in the South African constitutional and legal framework, so many wrongs continue to be perpetrated on women and children. ...
Constitution-making in Zimbabwe : assessing institutions and processes
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Since its conquest by Britain in 1890, Zimbabwe has witnessed a series of constitution-making projects. Spanning over 100 years, the question of constitutional development has continued to dominate public debate. The end ...
The role of international human rights law in guiding the interpretation of women's right to be free from violence under the South African constitution
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
The thesis firstly looks at how women's right to freedom from violence has developed in international (global) human rights law since the early 1990s. In this regard, the study finds that while the issue of violence against ...
Local government finance under Zambia's 2016 constitution
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
When Zambia got its independence in 1964, there was neither a constitutional reference to local government nor constitutional provisions for local government finance. However, the new Zambian government inherited a ...