“My spouse cheated and now his/her lover is going to pay!” Think again…
In the recent Supreme Court of Appeal case of RH v DE (594/2013)  ZASCA 133 the existence of the delictual claim for damages based on adultery between two spouses, came under the spotlight.
Amendment of prescribed interest rate
If parties to a transaction have not agreed on a rate of interest, expressly or implied, and the rate is not governed by any other law, the rate of interest is determined as prescribed in terms of the Prescribed Rate of Interest Act No. 55 of 1975. Recently an amendment was made to the rate applicable in the above instance due to the prescribed rate not being market related. What is the position now?