n Annual Survey of South African Law - The law of lease

Volume 2008, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-4605



On 8 May 2008, the Rental Housing Act 50 of 1999 was amended by the Rental Housing Amendment Act 43 of 2007 (Gen N 539 31051 of 13 May 2008). In terms of section 5(7), the MEC had to establish a Rental Housing Tribunal in each province. One of the aims of these amendments is to expand the power and jurisdiction of these tribunals (see the Memorandum on the Objects of the Rental Housing Amendment Bill 2007 in 30022 of 6 July 2007).

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