Herbstein and Van Winsen: The Civil Practice of the High Courts & Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa


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    Edition: 5th Edition
  • Format: Hard Cover
  • ISBN: 9780702179334
  • Extent: 2000 Pages
  • Published:
  • Category: Civil Procedure

R2,942.40



First published in 1954, this work has become the standard source of reference for every lawyer practising in the High Courts and every scholar interested in the law of civil procedure. The fifth edition is comprehensively revised to incorporate legislation brought into operation and judgments handed down since publication of the previous edition in 1997, most notably those flowing from the 1996 Constitution. This work offers a comprehensive discussion and analysis of civil proceedings in the high courts of South Africa, arranged by topic, from jurisdiction to appeal and review.

VOLUME 1

  • The law of civil procedure and the high courts of South Africa  
  • Jurisdiction
  • Attachment of property to found or confirm jurisdiction 
  • Arrest tamquam suspectus de fuga
  • Parties 
  • Joinder of parties and causes of action, separation of trials, and consolidation of actions 
  • Demands and statutory notices 
  • Powers of attorney 
  • Form of proceedings 
  • Stay of proceedings  
  • Service of process 
  • Edictal citation 
  • Security for costs  
  • Applications  
  • The summons  
  • Notice of intention to defend  
  • Summary judgment, eviction and the National Credit Act  
  • Pleadings and the general provisions applicable to pleadings 
  • Declaration and particulars of claim 
  • Plea  
  • Offer to settle and tender to perform 
  • Exceptions 
  • Application to strike out 
  • Replication, subsequent pleadings in convention and close of pleadings 
  • Pleadings in reconvention 
  • Amendment of pleadings and documents  
  • Judgment on confession and by default and summary dismissal of actions or defences 
  • Extension or abridgment of time, condonation, revival of rule nisi, barring and removal of bar 
  • Irregular proceedings 
  • Set-down of trial actions, withdrawal of proceedings, abandonment of judgments, settlement, postponements and the pre-trial conference

  • Removal of proceedings from one division to another  
  • Discovery, inspection and production of documents  
  • Preparation for trial 
  • Trial and hearing 
  • Judgments, orders, rulings, decisions and variation, abandonment and setting aside of judgments and orders

VOLUME 2

  • Costs 
  • Execution  
  • Contempt of court 
  • Appeals  
  • Review  
  • Provisional sentence  
  • Special cases, the separate determination of issues and interim damages awards 
  • Declaration of rights  
  • Interdicts 
  • Anton Piller orders 
  • Vexatious proceedings, perpetual silence, the Patents Act and the Designs Act  
  • Special provisions relating to matrimonial matters 
  • Appointment of a curator 
  • Pauper proceedings
  • Table of Statutes and Rules of Court 
  • Table of Cases
  • A comprehensive index

  • Judicial officers
  • Law practitioners
  • Law students

Key Benefits

  • The style and language, logical lay-out and comprehensive sources of reference make it a very accessible source of the law of civil procedure
  • Comprehensive Table of Statutes and Rules of Court

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First published in 1954, this work has become the standard source of reference for every lawyer practising in the High Courts and every scholar interested in the law of civil procedure. The fifth edition is comprehensively revised to incorporate legislation brought into operation and judgments handed down since publication of the previous edition in 1997, most notably those flowing from the 1996 Constitution. This work offers a comprehensive discussion and analysis of civil proceedings in the high courts of South Africa, arranged by topic, from jurisdiction to appeal and review.

VOLUME 1

  • The law of civil procedure and the high courts of South Africa  
  • Jurisdiction
  • Attachment of property to found or confirm jurisdiction 
  • Arrest tamquam suspectus de fuga
  • Parties 
  • Joinder of parties and causes of action, separation of trials, and consolidation of actions 
  • Demands and statutory notices 
  • Powers of attorney 
  • Form of proceedings 
  • Stay of proceedings  
  • Service of process 
  • Edictal citation 
  • Security for costs  
  • Applications  
  • The summons  
  • Notice of intention to defend  
  • Summary judgment, eviction and the National Credit Act  
  • Pleadings and the general provisions applicable to pleadings 
  • Declaration and particulars of claim 
  • Plea  
  • Offer to settle and tender to perform 
  • Exceptions 
  • Application to strike out 
  • Replication, subsequent pleadings in convention and close of pleadings 
  • Pleadings in reconvention 
  • Amendment of pleadings and documents  
  • Judgment on confession and by default and summary dismissal of actions or defences 
  • Extension or abridgment of time, condonation, revival of rule nisi, barring and removal of bar 
  • Irregular proceedings 
  • Set-down of trial actions, withdrawal of proceedings, abandonment of judgments, settlement, postponements and the pre-trial conference

  • Removal of proceedings from one division to another  
  • Discovery, inspection and production of documents  
  • Preparation for trial 
  • Trial and hearing 
  • Judgments, orders, rulings, decisions and variation, abandonment and setting aside of judgments and orders

VOLUME 2

  • Costs 
  • Execution  
  • Contempt of court 
  • Appeals  
  • Review  
  • Provisional sentence  
  • Special cases, the separate determination of issues and interim damages awards 
  • Declaration of rights  
  • Interdicts 
  • Anton Piller orders 
  • Vexatious proceedings, perpetual silence, the Patents Act and the Designs Act  
  • Special provisions relating to matrimonial matters 
  • Appointment of a curator 
  • Pauper proceedings
  • Table of Statutes and Rules of Court 
  • Table of Cases
  • A comprehensive index

  • Judicial officers
  • Law practitioners
  • Law students

Key Benefits

  • The style and language, logical lay-out and comprehensive sources of reference make it a very accessible source of the law of civil procedure
  • Comprehensive Table of Statutes and Rules of Court

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