Death benefits and section 37C

The distribution of benefits Where an individual is a member of a provident fund, pension fund or retirement annuity fund, and dies prior to retirement there is normally a benefit that is payable. As has been discussed before (see the … Continue reading

Spouses and Retirement Fund Death Benefits

This article is a follow-up to the previous article which related to “spouse” for the purposes of inheritance. It is not meant to be a detailed treatise of the difficulties in ascertaining what a “spouse” is, but it is a … Continue reading

Spouses And Retirement Fund Death Benefits

This article is a follow-up to the previous article which related to “spouse” for the purposes of inheritance. It is not meant to be a detailed treatise of the difficulties in ascertaining what a “spouse” is, but it is a … Continue reading

R 80 million taken from the Guardian’s Fund!

From recent reports in the Media, it appears that the officials of the Guardian’s Fund, run under the auspices of the Master of the High Court (North Gauteng Division) have plundered the Fund to the tune of some R 80 … Continue reading