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FISA will bring application to be admitted as friend of the court in a full bench hearing on RAF and medical claims

FISA is preparing to apply to be joined as a friend of the court in the hearing by a full court of the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa, set down for hearing on 1 and 2 November 2021, of matters involving a report and addendum of the Master of the High Court in terms of section 96(2) of the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965, pursuant to a practice directive by the Judge-President of the said division, dated 31 August 2021, in terms of section 14(1)(a) of the Superior Courts Act, Act 10 of 2013.

Click here for the directive.

The report by the Chief Master refers to issues surrounding the use of trusts instead of curatorships in RAF and medical negligence matters where the beneficiary of such a claim is a minor or a person with reduced mental capacity.

The Chief Master issued a directive in this regard earlier this year.

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