oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Noise control and the law
|Article Title||Noise control and the law|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 South African Bureau of Standards*; UNISA|
|Publication Date||Mar 1974|
|Pages||84 - 110|
|Keyword(s)||Aircraft noise, Ambient noise level, Buildings, Department of Planning and the Environment, Industrial noise, Motor vehicles, South African law and Township establishment and traffic routes|
In spite of the fact that there is today a greater need than ever before, for effective noise control, existing legal remedies are not adequate, as has been shown. The law, in traditional fashion, has been lagging behind technological development. Existing technology is capable of providing substantial relief from a number of offensive noise sources, but, unfortunate1y, legislators have not taken account thereof.
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