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The law of privacy in South Africa

David Jan McQuoid-Mason

The law of privacy in South Africa

by David Jan McQuoid-Mason

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Published by Juta in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Privacy, Right of -- South Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby David Jan McQuoid-Mason.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 272 p. ;
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4488542M
      ISBN 100702109339
      LC Control Number79317843
      OCLC/WorldCa5750921

      Sources. Delict in Roman law fell under the law of obligations. Roman-Dutch law, based on Roman law, is the strongest influence on South Africa's common law, where delict also falls under the law of has been pointed out, however, In contrast to the casuistic approach of the Roman law of delict, the South African law of delict is based [ ] on three pillars: the actio legis. 23 The Star’s Code of Ethics for example provides as follows: “ The Star respects the individual’s right to privacy, except where it conflicts clearly with the public interest”; the Ethical Guidelines in Reporting on HIV and AIDS for the South African Media prepared by Journ-AIDS provide: “The HIV status of an individual is private.

      This is a short discussion of five topical privacy issues and how the law regulates them in South Africa. South Africa is about to enact a data protection law similar to what most countries have. It will be called the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI). S Woolman & B Fleisch The Constitution in the Classroom: Law & Education in South Africa, - (). This monograph looks at six discrete subjects - school choice, school fees, the right to an adequate education, single medium public schools, school governing bodies, and independent schools - and attempts to show how a multidisciplinary approach to the subject matter takes us beyond.

      apartheid (əpärt´hīt) [Afrik.,=apartness], system of racial segregation peculiar to the Republic of South Africa, the legal basis of which was largely repealed in – History Racial segregation and the supremacy of whites had been traditionally accepted in South Africa prior to , but in the general election of that year, Daniel F. Malan officially included the policy of. Limitations to the privacy right The privacy right in the Constitution protects information to the extent that it limits the ability of people, organisations and the government to gain, publish, disclose or use information about others. 13 The right itself is not absolute 14 and can be limited by a law of general application to the extent that the limitation is reasonable and.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: McQuoid-Mason, David Jan. Law of privacy in South Africa. Cape Town: Juta, (OCoLC) Document Type. Source: Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa, Vol Issue 2, Julp. - Accreditation: The International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS)Author: P.J.

A.J. Visser, Middleton. The book canvasses data privacy law in the major legal systems in Africa: common and civil law. It also covers the South African mixed legal system. In addition, the book covers all sub-regional and regional data privacy policies in Africa. Apart from analysing data protection law, the book focuses on the socio-economic contexts, political.

Perhaps the South African protection of privacy, which reveals both civil law and Constitutional strands, may provide some guidance in developing a viable law on invasions of privacy in Scotland. The mutually beneficial interaction between protection of privacy under the modern law of delict in South Africa.

and. protection of privacy under the South African Constitution could even provide. Similarly, laws on protection of personal data are increasingly being adopted at national plane.

Yet despite these data privacy law reforms there is very little literature about data privacy law in Africa and its recent developments. This book fills that gap.

The right to privacy was recognised by implication for the first time in South African case law in the s and was protected under the. actio iniuriarum. The next important technological invention that influenced the development of the right to privacy was the introduction of computers in the s.

Concerns were expressed. Stakeholder Report Universal Periodic 27th Session: The Right to Privacy in South Africa II. Domestic laws related to privacy 7.

The state is required to respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights (section 7(2) of the Constitution). The right to privacy is constitutionally entrenched in the South African Bill of Rights.

The South African Bill of Rights states that everyone has the right to privacy which includes the right to not have their person, home or property searched, their posessions seized or the privacy of their communications infringed (South African Government, ).

In terms of South African law, the right to privacy is protected in terms of the common law and section 14 of the Constitution of South Africa In both instances, the right to privacy is limited, and to prove an infringement will most probably be fairly difficult.

The right to privacy is protected under South African common law, as well as in Sec. 14 of the Constitution. The recognition and protection of the right to privacy is a fundamental human right in the Constitution.

On Augthe South African Parliament passed the Protection of Personal Information Bill. This bill was sent to President Jacob Zuma to be signed into law and represents South Africa. Introduction to the Law of South Africa.

This title is part of an established Series which introduces various legal systems of the world. It provides an authoritative and accessible overview of the main branches of South African public, private and commercial law.

The right to privacy is recognized as a fundamental human right in the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and is protected in terms of the Constitution and the common law.

This right to privacy is not absolute and may be limited where it is reasonable and justifiable to do so. The Law of South Africa is an encyclopedic collection of South African law. It is the only work of its kind in South Africa.

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There were only four television channels available in South Africa and the internet was in its infancy. Much has changed since Emergency regulations are no longer; South Africa now has a Constitution that guarantees freedom of expression, this has impacted the law of defamation and the realms of privacy; and legislation has been.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. As a general rule, South Africa follows English law in both criminal and civil procedure, company law, constitutional law and the law of evidence; while Roman-Dutch common law is followed in the South African contract law, law of delict (tort), law of persons, law of things, family law, etc.the constitution of south africa Download the constitution of south africa or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the constitution of south africa book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.In South Africa the right to privacy is protected in terms of both our common law and in Section 14 of the Constitution.

The recognition and protection of the right to privacy as a fundamental human right in the Constitution provide an indication of its importance.