n Without Prejudice - Power to the people : municipal law

Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



A case brought by Mercedes Benz against the Buffalo City Municipality in the Eastern Cape High Court has given consumers the go ahead to institute legal proceedings against municipalities, which fail to maintain their plant or equipment properly and fail to provide a consistent supply of electricity. However, the ruling is unlikely to hold much weight.

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