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Protection of Businesses Act, No. 99 of 1978

Long title


To restrict the enforcement in the Republic of certain foreign judgments, orders, directions, and letters of request; to prohibit the furnishing of information relating to businesses in compliance with foreign orders, directions or letters of request; and to provide for matters connected therewith

[...Long title amended by Act 2017_015_021_20171220 Sch4]**

Table of contents


SECTION TITLE
1. Prohibition of enforcement of certain foreign judgments, orders, directions, and letters of request and furnishing of information relating to businesses in compliance with foreign orders, directions or letters of request [...Title amended by Act 2017_015_021_20171220 Sch4 - was entitled "Prohibition of enforcement of certain foreign judgments, orders, directions, arbitration awards and letters of request and furnishing of information relating to businesses in compliance with foreign orders, directions or letters of request"]**
1A.Prohibition of recognition or enforcement of certain judgments
1B.Recovery of certain amounts paid by way of multiple or punitive damages
1C.Saving
1D.Prohibition of recognition of reinforcement of certain judgments, orders, directions, , [sic - punctuation] interrogatories, commissions rogatoire, letters of request or other requests [...Title amended by Act 2017_015_021_20171220 Sch4 - was entitled "Prohibition of recognition of reinforcement of certain judgments, orders, directions, arbitration awards, interrogatories, commissions rogatoire, letters of request or other requests"]**
1E.Conduct of person against who, judgment was delivered in foreign country which shall not be regarded as submission by such person to jurisdiction of such court, and circumstances relating to such person which shall not be regarded as having conferred jurisdiction on such court
1F.Foreign judgment to constitute res judicata
1G. Application of section 1D, 1E and 1F
2. Offences and penalties
3. Repeal of section 2 of Act 94 of 1974
4. Short title and commencement
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