Distinguishing between Private Law and Social-Security Law in Deducting Social Grants from Claims for Loss of Support

This article attempts to highlight the potential danger in applying private-law principles to social-security law in deciding whether or not social grants should be deducted from awards for damages.

Published in: Potchefstroom electronic law journal Vol. 14; no. 4; pp. 259 - 285
Main Authors: Millard, D, Steynberg, L
Format: Journal Article
Language: Afrikaans
English
Portuguese
Published: South Africa North-West University 07-01-2011
North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus)
Subjects:
Law
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Summary: This article attempts to highlight the potential danger in applying private-law principles to social-security law in deciding whether or not social grants should be deducted from awards for damages.
ISSN: 1727-3781
1727-3781
DOI: 10.17159/1727-3781/2011/v14i4a2590