oa De Rebus - Eviction - need for a way out : feature
|Article Title||Eviction - need for a way out : feature|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||May 2014|
|Pages||40 - 42|
The Supreme Court of Appeal, in the matter of City of Johannesburg v Changing Tides 74 (Pty) Ltd and Others 2012 (6) SA 294 (SCA) set guidelines for municipalities in reporting to court in eviction matters. In a wide range of eviction cases municipalities have been ordered to provide occupiers with emergency accommodation, to furnish detailed reports or to meaningfully engage with occupiers. In many instances municipalities have failed to comply or to comply adequately with such orders.
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