Dr Marda Horn
Position
Senior Lecturer
Department
Private Law
Address
Equitas 205
Private Law
IB 79
UFS
Telephone
051 4019561
Office
205
Information

Short CV

 

Jacomina Gerharda Horn completed the B.Proc (1993) and LLB (1995) qualifications at the then University of the Orange Free State. She started her professional career as candidate attorney at the UOFS Legal Aid Clinic in 1995 and was admitted as an attorney in 1997. In 1999 she was appointed at the former Vista University in the Department of Private Law. She obtained her Master’s degree in Private Law in 2004 at the University of the Free State (UFS). She completed a Magister Artium in Higher Education Studies at the UFS in 2009.

She obtained an LLD at the North West University in 2018 with a thesis titled: “The legal effect of rights specific to sectional title property in South Africa, with reference to specific aspects of the Australian and Dutch law”.  

In 2003 Jacomina Gerharda Horn joined the Department of Private Law at the UFS. She teaches Law of Property on undergraduate and Master’s level as well as Sectional Titles and Share Block Schemes. Jacomina Gerharda has delivered papers at a number of local and international conferences and is also the author of a number of accredited research articles. She has co-authored the second edition of Sectional Titles and other Fragmented Property Schemes  (2020) which forms part of Juta’s Property Law Library.


Publications

Books

 

  1. Pienaar GJ and Horn JG. Sectional titles and other fragmented property schemes 2nd Edition. (Juta and Company Ltd, Claremont, 2013, ISBN 9781485134886.)

 

Peer-reviewed journal articles

 

1.    Horn JG and Pienaar GJ. 2020. Exclusive use rights in terms of sectional title legislation, Stell LR.IBSS-accredited Journal. Accepted. 2020:1.

2.    Horn JG and Van Niekerk L The patchwork text as an assessment tool for postgraduate legal education in South Africa. Obiter. IBSS-accredited Journal Accepted. 2020:1.

3.    Horn JG and Janse van Rensburg T. Practical implications of the recognition of customary marriages. JJS. IBSS-accredited Journal. 2002:pp54-69.

4.    Horn JG and Janse van Rensburg T. Non-recognition? Lobolo as requirement for a valid customary marriage. JJS. IBSS-accredited Journal. 2002: pp170-179.

 

Published conference proceedings

 

1.    Horn JG. “The development of the distinction between real and personal rights in South African case law: A critical perspective.” Published in Property Law Perspectives III, by Intersentia Publishers (Antwerp-Cambridge) January 2015 pp 99-114

 

PAPERS DELIVERED:

 

International conferences

 

1.    Horn JG and Van Niekerk L “The patchwork text as an assessment instrument for post graduate legal education”. 13th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, 11-13 March 2019

2.    Horn JG “The development of the distinction between real and personal rights in South African case law: A critical perspective". Young Property Lawyer’s Forum, University of Leuven, Belgium, 25-27 November 2013

3.    Horn JG “From policy to practice: Getting everyone on board”. Higher Education as a Social Space (HESS), Rhodes University, Graham’s Town, South Africa, November/December 2008

4.    Horn JG “Teaching the assessor: A workable model for quality enhancement in the teaching of law- a South African perspective.” 43rd Annual Conference of the Association of Law Teachers at St Anne’s College, Oxford, U.K. March 2008

5.    Horn JG “The Patchwork Text: Could it be a viable assessment instrument in a legal curriculum?” XVI ISA World Congress of Sociology, University of Kwa-Zulu –Natal, Durban, South Africa, July 2006

 

National conferences

 

1.    Horn JG “Rules and rule-based exclusive use rights in terms of sectional title legislation”. South African Property Law Teachers’ Colloquium, University of Pretoria, November 2018

2.    Horn JG “A critical discussion of the developer’s right of extension in terms of section 25 of the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986.”Property Law Teachers’ Colloquium, North-West University, November 2015

 

3.    Horn JG “The developer’s right of extension in terms of Section 25 of the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986 with reference to the case of Body Corporate of Savannah Park v Brainwave Projects 1147 CC and Others (2012 2 SA 276 SCA)”. South African Property Law Teachers’ Colloquium, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, October 2014

 

4.    Horn JG “Municipal service delivery in crisis: Can the remedies of the private law come to the rescue?” South African Property Law Teachers’ Colloquium, University of Stellenbosch, October 2009

 

5.    Horn JG “Time: Friend or Foe?” The role of the private law in promoting social justice, Fourth Annual Law Conference, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, August 2009

 

6.    Horn JG “Fractional ownership: Are the public being misled?” Fifth Annual Law Conference Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, August 2008

 

7.    Horn JG “New Assessment Strategies for Property Law”. South African Property Law Teachers’ Colloquium University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, 2006

 

8.    Horn JG and Baloro J “Legitimising the old order regime of mineral rights: Meeting the demands of BBEE.” South African Property Law Teacher’s Colloquium, University of the Free State, 2004

 

9.    Horn JG “The new LL.B: the answer to all our problems?”, SA Law Teachers’ Conference, University of the Free State, January 2004

 

10.  Horn JG Wet op Huurbehuising 50 van 1999”, South African Property Law Teachers’ Colloquium at PU for CHE - now North-West University, 2001

 

11.  Horn JG “Legalized polygamy: The solution or only more problems?”, Women and the law at RAU – now University of Johannesburg, June 1999


Publications (Short List)

Books

 

  1. Pienaar GJ and Horn JG. Sectional titles and other fragmented property schemes 2nd Edition. (Juta and Company Ltd, Claremont, 2013, ISBN 9781485134886.)

 

Peer-reviewed journal articles

 

1.    Horn JG and Pienaar GJ. 2020. Exclusive use rights in terms of sectional title legislation, Stell LR.IBSS-accredited Journal. Accepted. 2020:1.

2.    Horn JG and Van Niekerk L The patchwork text as an assessment tool for postgraduate legal education in South Africa. Obiter. IBSS-accredited Journal Accepted. 2020:1.

3.    Horn JG and Janse van Rensburg T. Practical implications of the recognition of customary marriages. JJS. IBSS-accredited Journal. 2002:pp54-69.

4.    Horn JG and Janse van Rensburg T. Non-recognition? Lobolo as requirement for a valid customary marriage. JJS. IBSS-accredited Journal. 2002: pp170-179.

 

Published conference proceedings

 

1.    Horn JG. “The development of the distinction between real and personal rights in South African case law: A critical perspective.” Published in Property Law Perspectives III, by Intersentia Publishers (Antwerp-Cambridge) January 2015 pp 99-114

 


Research


Area(s) of Interest

Property Law

Sectional Titles and other fragmented property schemes

Teaching in Higher Education

Courses Presented

Law of Property

Sectional Titles and Share Block Schemes

Community Service

2003, 2013, 2020 – South African Property Law Teachers’ Colloquium

I have hosted two colloquiums on behalf of the Faculty of Law. The third will be hosted at the end of 2020.


Service Learning


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F: + 27 51 401 3043

E: law@ufs.ac.za

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