South African Law Reform Commission

Donor sperm and eggs: How much should a child know?

Donrich Jordaan

The Law Reform Commission is examining the rights of donor-conceived children to learn their donors' identity, but what would a new system look like?


Dozens of gynaecologists are expected to shut down this year. This could stop that.

Joan van Dyk

"We are closer to a solution than we have ever been," says medical body Sasog


FXI wants better protection for confidential sources

Staff Reporter

FXI asks SA Law Reform Commission to investigate amending the CPA to introduce a "shield law" to protect confidential journalistic sources.


Pride and prostitution

Ilham Rawoot

Legal moves to make the streets safer for adult prostitutes are under way. Ilham Rawoot reports


Media challenges Divorce Act

Staff Reporter

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgement on a ban prohibiting journalists from reporting on divorce cases, a media report said on Friday. Earlier this year, the Cape High Court ruled that section 12 of the Divorce Act was unconstitutional after media group Johncom brought an application challenging it.