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  1. An evaluation of tax havens as a mode of individual and corporate tax evasion and South Africa"s position regarding the OECD"s recommendations
    Nyathela, Antoinette Grace, 2017-04-26T11:51:48Z, University of Pretoria
    Tax haven jurisdictions have over the years been used and abused by individuals and companies to further their own interests or beneficial owner?s interests (e.g. Shareholders and beneficiaries in a trust) through investments made in these jurisdictions. These jurisdictions are largely used as a cha ...
  2. Flagship or Pipedream : a critical analysis of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Initiative (NEITI)
    Okeiyi, Victor Kingston, 2017-04-26T11:51:49Z, University of Pretoria
    The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) is a subset of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), and for some reasons NEITI has been regarded by many actors and observers as the global EITI flagship programme or one of the foremost national chapters ...
  3. Resource-for-Infrastructure Investment agreements between resource-rich Sub-Saharan African Countries and corporate developers : a cooperative pursuit of mutual interest poisoned chalice?
    Oluyeju, Maria Ifeoluwa, 2017-04-26T11:51:49Z, University of Pretoria
    Infrastructure acts as a catalyst for human and economic development, and is also critical to the general functioning of society. It defines a country?s business competitiveness and also creates jobs. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is generally behind most developing regions on most standard indicators of ...
  4. The Labour Rights of Irregular Migrants in South Africa
    Badenhorst, Karlien, 2017-04-26T11:51:50Z, University of Pretoria
    South Africa has long been dealing with the immigration of irregular migrant workers. There are strong indicators that irregular migrant workers are exploited, abused and subjected to working conditions that are less favourable than that of nationals of the country. With the implementation of the Im ...
  5. Extraterritorial use of force against non-state actors and the transformation of the law of self-defence
    Ozubide, Alabo, 2017-04-26T11:51:50Z, University of Pretoria
    The United Nations, states and regional organisations have spent invaluable time and resources to maintain international peace and security in a largely anarchical international system, owing to armed conflicts between states and non-state actors (NSAs). This state of affairs is exacerbated by the p ...
  6. An analysis of consent with specific regard to stem cell therapy and research
    Prinsen, Larisse, 2017-04-26T11:51:51Z, University of Pretoria
    This thesis argues that stem cells cannot be properly regulated when understood in terms of medical treatment only. This is due to the uncertain scope and untested efficacy of stem cell therapy which renders treatment applications tantamount to research involving human subjects. This thesis therefor ...
  7. Fiscal stability assurance in petroleum agreements : a best practice model
    Rammutla, Tshegofatso Matsobane, 2017-04-26T11:51:51Z, University of Pretoria
    The petroleum industry is beset with risks that can threaten the commercial viability of extractive companies. These risks also pose a danger to the economies of countries and the jobs of the men and women on the ground. Some of these risks are unavoidable and come part and parcel with extracting hy ...
  8. The prohibition of reckless credit granting as a measure to achieve a responsible lending regime
    Rayi, Lesego, 2017-04-26T11:51:51Z, University of Pretoria
    The National Credit Act 34 of 2005 has reinvented the South African credit landscape in many respects, most notably in the context of prevention and alleviation of debt relief. In this regard the Act introduced the novel concepts of over-indebtedness and reckless credit and contains provisions that ...
  9. Channelling endogenous knowledge through civil litigation in South Africa
    Roos, Lizelle, 2017-04-26T11:51:52Z, University of Pretoria
    The main aim of this thesis is to expose and address some of the current problems of the civil litigation system with specific reference to the issue of access to justice. I will argue that there is a tension between the ideals strived for by and within the Constitution and how they are realised wit ...