Non-Disclosure Agreements - Marume and Furidzo Legal Practitioners

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA)

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a legally binding contract that establishes a confidential relationship. The party or parties signing the agreement decide that sensitive/confidential information exchanged for a particular purpose will not be made available to third parties. An NDA may also be referred to as a confidentiality agreement. A non-disclosure agreement is one of …

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Sharing Of Property On Dissolution Of Unregistered Customary Union

Sharing Of Property On Dissolution Of Unregistered Customary Union

In a number of cases people are married customarily and their marriages are not registered hence the reference to unregistered customary union. Different legal principles apply to the sharing of property upon dissolution of an unregistered customary union. Thus, the Matrimonial Causes Act which applies to the division of property on termination of a marriage …

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Distinguishing Between An Employee And An Independent Contractor

Distinguishing Between An Employee And An Independent Contractor

The first question to be asked when seeking to resolve any labour law dispute is whether the parties are indeed ‘employees’ and ‘employers’ within the meaning of the Labour Act Chapter 28:01 or the common law. If they are not, then the Labour Act and other relevant statutory instruments do not apply to them. In …

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Employer’s Right To Correct Procedural Irregularities In Effecting A Dismissal

Employer’s Right To Correct Procedural Irregularities In Effecting A Dismissal

It often happens that an employer adopt an incorrect procedure in disciplining an employee. This may arise from for example, use of a wrong code of conduct, failure to follow a code of conduct in executing a disciplinary process or where the employer summarily dismisses an employee without a hearing. These circumstances and alike may …

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Estates Of Minor Children And Persons Under Disability In Zimbabwe

Estates Of Minor Children And Persons Under Disability In Zimbabwe

A person who is a minor is generally regarded as being not competent to manage his/her own affairs. The same applies to a person who is under disability, mental or otherwise (which renders him/her incapable of administering his/her own property). The major issue arises when the parent/guardian of a minor or a person looking after …

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