in the supreme court of south africa (appellate division) in the matter between: willem basson appellant. and. faried chilwan first respondent. sedick chilwan second. A New Breeze, het jongerenkunstproject van JOC Ieper pakt dit najaar uit met ‘I Think I Might Be Lost’. De voorstelling is gemaakt door vijf jonge meisjes uit de.
Beskuldigings is wedersyds gemaak. As recently as he was employed for a year as the manager of the workshop of the Sentraal-Suid Kooperasie at Swellendam. In my opinion, however, that situation is fundamentally and vitally different from the situation with which we are dealing in the present case.
Dit was hoofsaaklik aan twee faktore te wyte: Op daardie stadium het Coach-Tech immers reeds 12 nuwe busse vervaardig, was ander in aanbou, en het die korporasie ook reeds 'n aantal busse herbou.
Although it appears in the replying affidavit, it is, as I have indicated, to a large extent common cause, or it is..
This close corporation "Coach-Tech". Nothing, however, turns on the exact date. Uitvoering word aan die afspraak gegee en na twee jaar tree A uit, verkoop sy aandele aan 'n derde en begin ay eie praktyk op z.
Daarvoor het hy 'n salaris en die gebruik van 'n motor ontvang. Ten tweede kan die inhoud van die ooreenkoms nie self die uitsluitlike maatstaf wees van wat redelik is nie want dan word die behoorlikheid van die ooreenkoms aan homself getoets. By way of contrast, it appears that the Chilwans have obtained the services of someone else to replace Basson and it has not been suggested that they. His knowledge of Coach-Tech's customers was therefore limited and could hardly be used by him to Coach-Tech's detriment.
They say that initially he received a salary of R a month which was increased to R a month from 1 June He progressed in their employ to the position of production manager and designer. In paragraaf 5 van.
He alleges that he was not given a chance to explain. The Court a quo found that in arguing the matter before it the Chilwans did not "seek to rely on the protection of any trade secrets. In these cases it was held that agreements in restraint of trade were not void ab initio but binding on the basis of pacta sunt servanda unless the party seeking to avoid them could show. Twaalf nuwe busse is mettertyd vervaardig, ander is herstel en opgeknap en nog ' n paar was in aanbou.
Gevolglik is dit onnodig om verder aan.
Two days later the same information which Rust had conveyed to Gordon, was conveyed to Ardiel Chilwan by one Wehmeyer, a sales manager of Engineering Agen-cies, who had been sent by Rust for that very purpose.
Die aangewese wyse waarop so 'n belang ten beste beskerm kan word, is stellig om die ander party kontraktueel vir 'n bepaalde termyn te bind - in welke. I also agree entirely with the reasoning set forth in his judgment. Die rede daarvoor is dat die produksie van die busse was aan my oorgelaat, en in elk geval was hy voor September baie selde daar om geraad-pleeg te word.
This brochure reflects that Coach-Tech undertakes to build three types. Where parties contract on a basis of equality of bargaining power. Hy het onmiddellik diens aanvaar by 'n ander.
It is true that he will be precluded from being employed or associated with any business involved in the manufacture, refurbishing or distribution of busses in southern Africa for a period of five years, but this does not prevent him from earning a living or from exercising the construction skills, which he has acquired over the years, in other channels. Wat die Chilwans beoog het, was om Basson te verhinder om hom ten koste van hul kapitale belegging in Coach-Tech by 'n ander onderneming aan te sluit waar sy.
On this view the agreement would therefore constitute a contract between the corporation and the members, and between the members themselves. Basson had no asset to sell, unless one regards his bus-body building skill and experience as an asset of which he could dispose by a binding contract, irrevocable for a period of at least five years. My kollega, Nienaber, betwis nie dat Coach- Tech - of meer spesifiek die Chilwans as lede van die korporasie - 'n "beskermingswaardige" belang in die.
Geen ooreenkoms, hoe noukeurig bewoord, kan 'n andersins onredelike bepaling verskans nie.
The skills required for the comparatively "simple" methods of constructing busses, the making of moulds for casting glass-. faried chilwan first respondent. Net soos elk van die Chilwans was hy 'n lid van die beslote korporasie wat as sulks deelname aan die bestuur daarvan gehad het en in die winste daarvan kon deel.
Dieselfde geld vir die oorweging dat die partye ten tyde van kontraksluiting nie op gelyke voet verkeer het nie - dit is 'n faktor, een van vele, wat by die bepaling van die redelikheid van die beperking 'n rol kan speel.
He seems to have remain-ed in their employ for 18 years - at first in Port Elizabeth, then in Germiston and ultimately in Letaba.
A New Breeze, het jongerenkunstproject van JOC Ieper pakt dit najaar uit met ‘I Think I Might Be Lost’. He says that he worked for a salary of R a month and that the Chilwans treated him as a mere employee of the corporation. Dit is nie juis nie. sedick chilwan second. The rift between the parties came in September In another passage of his answering affidavit Basson repeats that Ardiel Chilwan's complaint that Basson did not inform him of his daily acti-vities in the workshop and the way in which he assigned duties to his workmen, was to a large extent true, but that it was impossible to refer to him because he was seldom there.
In die lig van bostaande is enkele opmerk-ings aangewese.
and. In their replying affidavits the. At that stage Ardiel did not consider Engineer-ing Agencies to be a competitor, as they were merely suppliers of steel and tubing.
His wealth of experience and skill in the bus construction industry would be an important, if not an. Dit is 'n werfkrag wat as 't ware aan die produk gekleef het vgl. He was there-fore compelled to bring an application for the condonation of his failure to comply with the Rules of this Court. Die uitspraak van Eksteen AR het ek ter insae gehad. De voorstelling is gemaakt door vijf jonge meisjes uit de.
Teenoor Coach-Tech was Basson dus 'n werknemer en teenoor die Chilwans 'n vennoot. As far as the pricing structure was..
In regard to these two opposing considerations of public policy, it seems to me that the operation of the former is exhausted by the placing of the onus on the covenantor; it has no further role to play thereafter, when the reasonableness or otherwise of the restraint is being enquired into. In fact, as I have indicated, Rust conceded as much. En besmoontlik ook omgekeerd.in the supreme court of south africa (appellate division) in the matter between: willem basson appellant.
They rather tend to show that Basson was given a pretty free hand in running the business, and that he was very much the production manager and a "director" of the firm, not only in name but also in deed.