This is the fifth edition of the book that has appeared for the first time in 1992 as a relatively concise text, primarily aimed at students in the law of succession. In its successive editions the book has evolved into a more general source on the South African law of succession.
Die sewende uitgawe van Deliktereg, wat gelyktydig met die Engelse weergawe hiervan verskyn, is in die geheel hersien en bygewerk in die lig van nuwe gesag en literatuur wat uit die aard van die saak soms 'n aanpassing van regsbeginsels of teoretiese standpunte meegebring het.
The third edition retains the unique features of the first and second edition and incorporate all the fundamental amendments made to superior and lower court practice by the implementation of the Superior Courts Act 10 of 2013 and the repeal of the Supreme Courts Act 59 of 1959.
The book was first published in 2004 and later updated in 2006. This is the third, updated edition. Our aim for this edition was to refine the text by incorporating changes in law as well as changes arising from the Legal Practice Act.
The seventh edition of Law of delict was revised and updated in the seventh edition of Law of delict, appearing simultaneously with the Afrikaans version thereof, was revised and updated in light of new legal authority and literature which naturally necessitated an adaptation of legal principles and theoretical points of view.
After the publication of the first edition, the Road Accident Fund Commission Report was tabled in 2002. Added to this, the Road Accident Fund Amendment Act of 2005 was promulgated, and came into operation on 1 August 2008. The RAFAA promoted a revision and led to the writing of the third edition of this work.