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Protection of Businesses Amendment Act, No. 87 of 1987

Long title

To amend the Protection of Businesses Act, 1978, so as to extend the prohibition of the enforcement of foreign judgments, orders, directions, arbitration awards and letters of requests to interrogatories, commissions rogatoire and other requests; to extend the prohibition of the furnishing of any information relating to any business carried on in or outside the Republic; to extend the said prohibitions by including therein a reference to any act or transaction which is connected with the mining of any matter or material; to prohibit the recognitionor enforcement of certain foreign judgments, arbitrationawards and related orders and directions, relating to any liability arising out of the bodily injury or death of any person resulting directly or indirectly from the consumption or use of, or the exposure to, any natural resource of the Republic, unless the same liability would have arisen under the law of the Republic; to lay down what conduct on the part of a person against whom a foreign judgment was given shall for the purposes of the enforcement or recognition of that judgment in the Republic, not be regarded as a submission to the jurisdictionof the foreign court or as the conferment upon such court of jurisdiction in respect of such person; and to provide that a foreign judgment in relation to certain acts or transactions shall in certain circumstances be a defence to an action brought in a court in the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 99 of 1978...
2. Insertion of section 1D of Act 99 of 1978
3. Insertion of section 1E of Act 99 of 1978
4. Insertion of section 1F of Act 99 of 1978
5. Insertion of section 1G of Act 99 of 1978
6. Short title
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