Protections Afforded to Tenants by the Consumer Protection Act

Protections Afforded to Tenants by the Consumer Protection Act

Protections Afforded to Tenants by the Consumer Protection Act At the forefront of consumer protection law in South Africa is the Consumer Protection Act (the “CPA”). Section 14 of the CPA is of particular importance to the landlord-tenant relationship, but it may not...
Pets and Community Schemes Rules

Pets and Community Schemes Rules

Where Does my pet fit into the rules of community schemes The debate about pets in community schemes and even to some extent in HOA’s is getting much more attention these days and therefore it is important to make sure where your pet fit into the rules of a community...
Effect of a sale on the mandate

Effect of a sale on the mandate

The effect of a sale on a management mandate agreement Is the purchaser of a property with a tenant in the premises duty-bound to perform in terms of the former landlord’s obligations towards the lease agreement, or in terms of a mandate in the case of a management...
Court Dates

Court Dates

Obtaining court dates from the High Courts in Lockdown Level 1 As much as we, as legal practitioners, have got used to attending to court virtually and working with the new online court system, called CaseLines; the legal profession is still experiencing extreme...
RHA vs huur gaat voor koop

RHA vs huur gaat voor koop

 Does Section 4(5)(c) of the Rental Housing Act contradict the principle of huur gaat voor koop? The legal principle of huur gaat voor koop was established within Roman Dutch Law and has, since the adoption of Roman Dutch Law as the foundation of the South African...