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Environmental Management and Municipalities
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • July 20 2016

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) recently handed down judgment in Abbott v Overstrand Municipality (992015) 2016 ZASCA 68 (20 May 2016). The case


Legal Principles Eminating from Recent Property & Conveyancing Cases
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • June 22 2016

Where a lessee is deprived of or disturbed in the use or enjoyment of leased property to which he is entitled in terms of the lease, either in whole


In what circumstances can provisional trustees sell an insolvent estate’s immovable property?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • June 15 2016

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Swart v Starbuck & Others 2016 ZASCA 83, reaffirmed the necessary authorisation for a trustee of an insolvent


Commercial property: three ways to save tax
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • June 10 2016

When CGT was introduced in South Africa in 2001 the effective rate for companies was 15. The effective rate is now 22.4. So, since 2001 the


A small leak does not have to mean a big headache - hidden remedies in the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • June 8 2016

A leaking roof is unfortunately something that most homeowners are all too familiar with. Fortunately the law provides a possible solution to this


Section 118 (1) the interpretation of ‘in connection with that property’
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • May 23 2016

Section 118(1) of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, No 32 of 2000 (Municipal Systems Act) states that: “(1) A registrar of deeds may not


Who’s in charge: the person with the right to live in a property or the property owner?
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • May 18 2016

A lifelong right to live in a house owned by someone else is referred to as a right to habitation. Once this right is registered in the Deeds Office


Burden of proof for repudiation based on fraud and a reasonable precaution clause
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • May 11 2016

In the recent case of Renasa Insurance Company Ltd v Christopher Brian Watson and Flashcor 201 CC (Case No: 322014 2016 ZASCA 13 (11 March 2016


Nominating a conveyancer
  • Eversheds
  • South Africa
  • April 20 2016

Which party has the right to appoint the conveyancer in a property transfer? Whilst the appointment of the conveyancer is up for negotiation between


Has the Supreme Court of appeal relaxed the requirements in relation to delivery of a section 129 notice in terms of the National Credit Act, No 34 of 2005?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • April 13 2016

When a consumer is in default of a credit agreement,the National Credit Act, No 34 of 2005 (Act) requires the credit provider to bring the consumer's