Have you ever taught about your car’s safety when you are involved in a vehicle crash? Will you and your loved ones be protected in as far as it is possible? Refer to the article published on pp 14 -16 in Servamus: January 2020 to determine the NCAP safety rating of many cars on SA’s roads.
We all have a responsibility to create a safer world for our children – that includes on our roads. Sadly, vehicle crashes are some of the leading causes for child deaths. Walk This Way is a ChildSafe intervention project that aims to address child pedestrian safety – refer to the article in Servamus: January 2020 on pp 34-35 giving more details.
Many people opt to go on a boat cruise for a holiday. Yet, there are many aspects that can affect the passengers and crew’s safety necessitating such cruise liners to have adequately trained security personnel. Refer to the article in Servamus: January 2020 on pp 30-32 about what is done to mitigate treats to such cruise liners.
- S V Msimango 2018 (1) SACR 276 (SCA)
On p265 of his Criminal Law, fifth edition as published by LexisNexis, the learned criminal law author Snyman states that “the essence of the doctrine of common purpose [Afrikaans: ‘die gemeenskaplike oogmerkleerstuk’] is that if two or more people, having a common purpose to commit a crime or offence, act together in order to achieve that purpose, then the conduct of each of them in the execution of that purpose is imputed [Afrikaans: 'toegereken word'] to the others”.
- S V Botha 2019 (1) SACR 127 (SCA)
Relevant word definitions and/or explanations
There are three forms of “intention” (dolus) (Afrikaans: “opset”) which are, according to p183 of Snyman’s Criminal Law, fifth edition as published by LexisNexis, the following:
- Ms KS v Mr AM 2018 (1) SACR 240 (GJ)
Section 7(1) and (2) of the Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998 provides as follows:
“7. Court’s powers in respect of protection order
(1) The court may, by means of a protection order referred to in section 5 or 6 [of Act 116 of 1998], prohibit the respondent from -