oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Big leap forward for the right of access to water in South Africa : case review

Volume 9 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



On 30 April 2008, the High Court (Witwatersrand Local Division) of South Africa handed down judgment in the Mazibuko case, which concerned the right of access to sufficient water and the right to human dignity, guaranteed under sections 27 and 10 of the Constitution of South Africa Act 108 of 1996 (the Constitution) respectively.

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