n Without Prejudice - Resolving jurisdictional rights : the law
|Article Title||Resolving jurisdictional rights : the law|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Oct 2007|
|Pages||10 - 11|
The restitution of rights in land to persons or communities dispossessed of rights after June 19 1913 as a result of past racially discriminatory laws or practices, is extremely important. Among other important functions, the Commission on Restitution of Land Rights established in terms of the Restitution of Land Rights Act, 1994 must be clear on what matters are required to be decided by the Land Claims Court. It does not follow as a matter of course that the Land Claims Court has jurisdiction in respect of all matters arising pursuant to restitution in terms of the Restitution Act.
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