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Asylum Seekers’ right to apply for asylum not barred by delay

This blog was co-authored by: Anneline Coetsee, Candidate Attorney The Constitutional Court held in December 2021 that, although the amendments to the Refugees Act, 1998 and its regulations imposed more onerous procedural requirements on asylum seekers, these requirements do not rob them persons of their right to apply for asylum, even if there had been … Continue reading

Can South African employers require their employees to undergo mandatory vaccination and testing for COVID-19?

Global efforts have successfully developed both expedited means of testing for the COVID-19 virus and, more recently, vaccines. Employers may thus wish to explore the introduction of workplace policies which formalise mandatory testing and vaccination protocols in order to restore their workplaces to some level of normality, particularly workplaces where remote working is not suitable. … Continue reading
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