n Stellenbosch Law Review = Stellenbosch Regstydskrif - The right of access to adequate water [discussion of case no 13865/06]

Volume 19, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1016-4359
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2193



The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 guarantees everyone the right to access to adequate water and places an obligation on the state to take reasonable measures, within its available resources, to achieve the progressive realisation of this right. This discussion focuses on the possible implications of the recent High Court case of case no 13865/06 for socio-economic jurisprudence in South Africa.

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