oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Housing rights of "slum" dwellers at stake : case review
|Article Title||Housing rights of "slum" dwellers at stake : case review|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 2009|
|Pages||25 - 28|
On 27 January 2009, the High Court (Durban and Coast Local Division) handed down judgment in the Slums Act case. The case concerned a controversial piece of legislation, the KwaZulu-Natal Elimination and Prevention of Re-emergence of Slums Act 6 of 2007 (Slums Act), which aims to eliminate slums in KwaZulu-Natal.
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