Quilindo & Ors v Moncherry & Ors (SCA 29/2009) [2012] SCCA 39 (07 December 2012);

Headnote and Holding: 

In affiliation proceedings until and unless proceudres and forms of pleadings are clearly indicated, an applicant cannot be denied the right of hearing for want of proper pleadings. For the moment it would appear that either a plaint or a petition is acceptable as proper pleadings by which such action might be commenced.