Table of Contents: Vol 18 • No 2 • August 2005


Hennie Mellet
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Editorial committee

WHG van der Linde SC (chair),
N Arendse SC
A Cockrell,
A Gabriel
IJ Smuts SC
FA Snyckers

Bar representatives

Bhisho: Vacant.
Cape: A Kruger.
Free State: GJM Wright
Grahamstown: I Smuts SC
Johannesburg: C Watt-Pringle SC
KwaZulu-Natal: W Bowler
Northern Cape: J Schreuder
North West: J Stander
Port Elizabeth: P Kroon
Pretoria: HS Havenga
Umtata: MH Shisuba

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Chair’s contribution

Stop press

GCB News

Human Rights

Bar news

Names in the news

Constitutional Court


Letters to the editor

From the publishers

Fly on the Wall