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Protection of Businesses Act, 1978 (Act No. 99 of 1978)

1A. Prohibition of recognition or enforcement of certain judgments


(1) No judgment delivered by a court outside the Republic, arising from any act or transaction referred to in section 1 (3) and directing the payment of multiple or punitive damages shall be recognized or enforced in the Republic, irrespective of whether or not the Minister has in terms of section 1 granted his consent as contemplated in that section.


(2) In this section and in section 1B 'multiple or punitive damages' means that part of the amount awarded as damages which exceeds the amount determined by the court as compensation for the damage or loss actually sustained by the person to whom the damages have been awarded.


[Section 1A inserted by section 1 of Act 71 of 1984.]



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