This covers the South African Constitution and the South African Bill of Rights, providing an overview of the chapters in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and taking a look at the institutions that protect our rights.
This deals with the role that paralegals play in providing access to justice to people in their communities, and the skills they require to do their work. It also looks at the process of establishing and running a community advice centre.
There are many risks involved in driving motor vehicles for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians as well as the risk of damage to vehicles. Find out who can claim, about third party claims and damages claims.
This deals with different types of businesses, how to register as a business and employer, income tax, VAT, and general administration skills for small businesses.
This covers laws about consumer rights, buying goods on credit, debt counseling, and how to lodge a complaint if you are a consumer.
When people abuse the environment it affects all of us. Here we look at relevant environmental laws which regulate how we manage the environment.
Find out more about land and housing laws and regulations, housing subsidies, buying and renting a house, and evictions from rented property.
This deals with HIV/AIDS and your rights, in particular as a woman, child, LGBTI person and prisoner, as well as social support. It also provides a guide to HIV/AIDS and TB in the workplace.
Gender-based violence is violence directed against a person because of their gender. Here we look at the different types of abuse and how to get a protection order.
Family law is about matters like marriage, divorce, wills, protection of children, foster care, adoption, child maintenance, and death.
This covers laws in South Africa that directly affect the working conditions of employees as well as disputes in the workplace and ways of resolving these.
Here we look at the different categories, structures and decision-making processes of local government, and the roles of elected and appointed officials.
Here we deal with democratic electoral systems, structures of government, and how the public can participate in these structures. It also covers traditional leadership.
Here we deal with criminal and civil courts and procedures, criminal charges, arrest, bail, powers of the police, and reporting police misconduct.
The government provides a range of social grants. Here you can find out who can apply for a grant, how much money you can get, and how to apply. Also find out about how to apply for free water and electricity services from your local municipality.
There are various legal problems linked to citizenship. Here we look at how you can get South African citizenship and the laws around asylum seekers and refugees.