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Introduction to Sports Law in South Africa

Introduction to Sports Law in South Africa is designed to answer real questions quickly and with authority. This expert work is prescribed for various sports law programmes at the Universities of Cape Town, Pre

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Introduction to Sports Law in South Africa is designed to answer real questions quickly and with authority. This expert work is prescribed for various sports law programmes at the Universities of Cape Town, Pretoria and Johannesburg, including the LLM course at UCT.

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Table of contents

Introduction

•Introduction 1.01 - 1.10

Sports Legislation

Introduction 2.01 - 2.07

National Sport and Recreation Act 110 of 1998 2.08

South African Institute for Drug-free Sport Act 14 of 1997 2.09 - 2.11

South African Boxing Act 11 of 2001 2.12 - 2.18

Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act 12 of 2004 2.19 - 2.36

Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Bill of 2005 2.37 - 2.42

Sports Contracts

Introduction to the Law of Contract 3.01 - 3.05

Requirements for a Valid Contract 3.06 - 3.47

Breach of Contract 3.48 - 3.72

Termination of Contracts 3.73 - 3.84

Interpretation of Contracts 3.85 - 3.147

Negotiating and Drafting 3.148 - 3.218

Agency 3.219 - 3.239

Corporate Governance in Sport

Introduction 4.01 - 4.03

Definition 4.04 - 4.11

The First King Code 4.12 - 4.15

The Second King Report 4.16 - 4.49

Benefits of Adopting Good Corporate Governance 4.50 - 4.52

Current Examples of Corporate Governance Systems in South African Sport 4.53 - 4.56

The Way Forward 4.57 - 4.59

Employment Law Issues in Sport

Introduction 5.01 - 5.03

The Common Law, Employment Laws and Fairness 5.04 - 5.09

The South African Labour Dispute-resolution Structure 5.10 - 5.14

The Definition of Employee 5.15 - 5.27

Terms of Entry 5.28 - 5.42

Unfair Termination and Other Unfair Conduct on the Part of the Employer 5.43 - 5.101

Transfers 5.102 - 5.103

Collective Bargaining 5.104 - 5.113

•Equality in Sports Employment 5.114 - 5.122

Other Legislation 5.123 - 5.124

Disciplinary Proceedings

Introduction 6.01 - 6.04

Disciplinary Code 6.05 - 6.07

Procedural Fairness 6.08 - 6.33

Written Reasons 6.34 - 6.36

•Penalties 6.37 - 6.38

Appeal and Judicial Review 6.39 - 6.45

Conclusion 6.46

Liability for Injuries

Introduction 7.01

Elements of Delict 7.02 - 7.56

Remedies 7.57 - 7.65

Conclusion 7.66

Risk Management in Sport

Introduction 8.01 - 8.05

What is Risk Management? 8.06 - 8.11

Why Risk Management? 8.12 - 8.16

Standard of Care 8.17 - 8.27

The Risk Management Process 8.28 - 8.44

Risk Management Techniques 8.45 - 8.61

Conclusion 8.62

The Impact of the Constitution on Sport

Introduction 9.01

Gender Discrimination 9.02 - 9.39

HIV/AIDS Transmission in Sport 9.40 - 9.60

Affirmative Action in Sport 9.61 - 9.82

Freedom of Movement 9.83 - 9.107

Child Protection and Sport 9.108 - 9.137

Commercial Rights

•Introduction 10.01 - 10.02

•Sponsorship 10.03 - 10.08

•Endorsements 10.09 - 10.10

•Corporate Naming Rights 10.11 - 10.13

•Sports Licensing and Merchandising 10.14 - 10.17

•Image Rights 10.18 - 10.26

•Ambush Marketing 10.27 - 10.42

Introduction - Why does ambush marketing occur? - Negative effects of ambush marketing - Remedies - South African legislation

•Conclusion 10.43

Drugs and Doping in Sport

•Introduction 11.01 - 11.03

•Doping Defined 11.04 - 11.11

•Authorities 11.12 - 11.13

•The World Anti-doping Code (the Code) 11.14 - 11.25

•Drug Testing Procedures 11.26 - 11.38

•The Thirteen Steps in Drug Testing 11.39 - 11.51

1 Athlete notification - 2 Reporting for testing - 3 Collection vessel selection - 4 Sample collection supervision - 5 Selecting security containers - 6 Breaking of security seal - 7 Dividing the sample - 8 Sealing bottles in security containers - 9 Passing an additional sample - 10 Checking condition of sample - 11 Paperwork - 12 Samples transported to laboratory - 13 Laboratory analysis

•Prohibited Drugs 11.52 - 11.88

•Procedures Following a Positive Test 11.89 - 11.90

•Sanctions for Positive Results 11.91 - 11.100

•The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) 11.101

Dispute Resolution and the Court of Arbitration for Sport

- •Introductory Remarks 12.01 - 12.05

A - •Brief History of the CAS 12.06 - 12.16

B - •The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) 12.17 - 12.18

C - •The Organisation of CAS 12.19 - 12.23

D - •CAS Procedures 12.24 - 12.36

•CAS Mediation 12.37 - 12.40

•CAS Advisory Opinions 12.41 - 12.44

•Sports Disputes 12.45 - 12.63

•Costs of CAS Proceedings 12.64 - 12.66

•The Legal Status of CAS Awards 12.67 - 12.68

•Legal Challenges to CAS Awards 12.69 - 12.74

•Concluding Remarks 12.75 - 12.77

Annexures

Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

FIFA Licensed Players' Agents Regulations

IRB Players' Agents Regulations

Cricket South Africa (Pty) Ltd Regulations Governing Players' Agents