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Case No: D751/09

In the matter between:-
PUBLIC SERVICE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA First Applicant
HC GOUVEA Second Applicant
And
PSCBC First Respondent

COMMISSIONER R LYSTER Second Respondent
THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AFFAIRS Third Respondent
(RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM)

Heard: 26 July 2012
Delivered: 26 February 2013.

Summary: Review of an arbitration award – interpretation of a collective agreement – principles of interpretation.

Judgment

Cele J
Introduction
[1] The arbitration award dated 3 July 2009 issued by the second respondent as an arbitrator of the first respondent in this matter is sought to be reviewed and set aside in terms of section 158(1) (g) of the Act1. The applicants simultaneously sought condonation for the late filing of the review application. At the hearing of the matter, applicants were granted condonation. The third respondent opposed this application in its capacity as the employer of the second applicant who is assisted by the first applicant as a registered trade union which she is a member of.

 

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