Table of Contents: Vol 10 • No 1 • May 1997


HF Mellet (Redakteur)
MC Botha SC
JY Claassen
WRE Duminy SC
GF Hartford
CB Mann
P Pauw
WRC Prinsloo SC
RL Selvan SC
MD Southwood
WHG van der Linde SC
MJD Wallis SC

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Consultus is the official journal of the General Council of the Bar of South Africa. It circulates to all practising advocates and is also available on general subscription. Annual subscription R79,80 (incl VAT and handling).
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© General Council of the Bar of SA
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PO Box 3170, Pretoria, 0002
ISBN 0409 07942 1

Redaksioneel • Editorial

The Chairman’s contribution

Balienuus • Bar news

New silks

The Judiciary



Education and training


Obiter…by Spectator


Technological update

Bar stories

Justice administration

Reviews • Resensies