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An illegal immigrant is arrested in Korsten, in the Eastern Cape, after a chase on foot involving customs officers in this file photo. The Customs and Excise Act goes further than other laws affecting SARS in granting powers to officials. Picture: THE HERALD/ B-JAY PIERCEY

The Pillay case tests the limits of what SARS can or cannot do in law

As documents slowly trickle into the public domain, separating gossip from verifiable truth remains a continuing task, writes Franny Rabkin

Opinion

LAW MATTERS: A conscience should not need the force of law

The truth is that there are plenty of laws hanging around that are either manifestly, probably or possibly unconstitutional

Judgement ‘clarifies use of electronic signatures’

Picture: THE TIMES
3 day(s) ago

Judgment from Supreme Court of Appeal holds that contract can be cancelled by e-mail — even where parties agreed that any variation has to be signed by both sides


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