Since the inception of the Labour Courts in 1996 there have been
problems regarding the alignment of South Africa’s labour dispute resolution
institutions and the civil High Courts. The drafters of the post-constitutional Labour Relations Act (LRA) had the goal of instituting the ‘Labour Court and Labour Appeal
Court as superior courts, with exclusive jurisdiction to decide matters arising from the
Act’. As part of the plan, the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) was envisioned to be the
court of final appeal in respect of appeals from the Labour Court.
"As already mentioned, gauranteeing the right to a fair trial aims at protecting individuals from unlawful and arbitrary curtailment or deprivation of other basic rights and freedoms. The fundamental importance of the right ...
Killander, Magnus(Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists, Nairobi., 2006)
This article examines the different legal frameworks and experiences of the European and Inter-American regional human rights systems. Particular focus is given to experiences of interest to the future work of the African Court.
"The judiciary in Zimbabwe used to be viewed as a progressive bench recognised for its activism, particularly its purposive approach in interpreting the Bill of Rights to ensure protection of human rights. It was one of ...