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Herbert Smith Freehills
The African National Congress ("ANC") held its first ever Land Summit ("Summit") over the weekend of 19 and 20 May 2018.
Herbert Smith Freehills
There has been much discussion, debate and commentary over the past couple of months on the motion adopted by the South African Parliament on 27 February 2018, in relation to the expropriation of land without the payment of compensation.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A distinction must be drawn between trespassers and unlawful occupiers. Trespassers are persons that have accessed land without the permission of the land owner or person in control of the land.
Dentons
During his maiden State of the Nation address, South Africa's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, stated that the implementation of a land redistribution programme involving expropriation without compensation is on the ruling party's agenda.
TMF Group
South African investment into Central and Eastern European real estate is a continuing trend. But competition is tough, and potential investors need to be smart, agile, and ready to hit the ground running.
Dentons
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Dentons
Construction disputes in South Africa are typically subject to dispute resolution by arbitration. This is usually regulated by the Arbitration Act (the Act).
ENSafrica
The draft regulations refer to, and have attached to them, various forms that prescribe how these requests may be obtained.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
The notes below are summaries of the most relevant of the practical provisions for estate agents and other property practitioners.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
Recently in Lester v Ndlambe Municipality and another, the Supreme Court of Appeal held that a court hearing an application in terms of section 21 of the Building Regulations and Building Standards Act ...
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
This matter deals with the clash of interests between a developer of a township and the local authority who used a neighbouring (undeveloped) township for informal settlements.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
If an individual owns land exceeding that limit, the government will buy the surplus land and redistribute it.
ENSafrica
Article 26 of the Ugandan Constitution enshrines the right to property and the protection from deprivation of property, subject only to the prompt payment of fair and adequate compensation...
ENSafrica
On Friday, 2 June 2017, a notice (GNR.489) was published in Government Gazette No. 40883, which contains guidelines/explanatory notes in relation to the Construction Regulations, 2014.
Clyde & Co
In 1999, FIDIC issued the First Edition of its "Rainbow Suite" of construction contracts, which were intended to be modern and balanced standard forms of construction contract...
Clyde & Co
The NEC Contract Board has very recently announced that a new NEC4 contracts suite will be made available in June 2017.
Clyde & Co
Notwithstanding that the construction industry remains in a slump, that tender activity continues to decline...
ENSafrica
Can a construction contractor automatically terminate its employees' contracts when skills are no longer required for a construction project?
Clyde & Co
In recent years, the construction industry has shown a greater interest in the benefits of partnering, integrated and collaborative working.
Clyde & Co
Updates on some recent developments in the construction, construction insurance and mining industries in South Africa
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ENSafrica
On Friday, 2 June 2017, a notice (GNR.489) was published in Government Gazette No. 40883, which contains guidelines/explanatory notes in relation to the Construction Regulations, 2014.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A distinction must be drawn between trespassers and unlawful occupiers. Trespassers are persons that have accessed land without the permission of the land owner or person in control of the land.
ENSafrica
Article 26 of the Ugandan Constitution enshrines the right to property and the protection from deprivation of property, subject only to the prompt payment of fair and adequate compensation...
Herbert Smith Freehills
There has been much discussion, debate and commentary over the past couple of months on the motion adopted by the South African Parliament on 27 February 2018, in relation to the expropriation of land without the payment of compensation.
Dentons
During his maiden State of the Nation address, South Africa's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, stated that the implementation of a land redistribution programme involving expropriation without compensation is on the ruling party's agenda.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
Recently in Lester v Ndlambe Municipality and another, the Supreme Court of Appeal held that a court hearing an application in terms of section 21 of the Building Regulations and Building Standards Act ...
Dentons
Construction disputes in South Africa are typically subject to dispute resolution by arbitration. This is usually regulated by the Arbitration Act (the Act).
ENSafrica
The draft regulations refer to, and have attached to them, various forms that prescribe how these requests may be obtained.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The African National Congress ("ANC") held its first ever Land Summit ("Summit") over the weekend of 19 and 20 May 2018.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
This matter deals with the clash of interests between a developer of a township and the local authority who used a neighbouring (undeveloped) township for informal settlements.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
The notes below are summaries of the most relevant of the practical provisions for estate agents and other property practitioners.
TMF Group
South African investment into Central and Eastern European real estate is a continuing trend. But competition is tough, and potential investors need to be smart, agile, and ready to hit the ground running.
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