Maryna holds the BA, LLB, LLM degrees and is a Director at the Cape Town branch of STBB. She is an admitted Attorney, Notary Public, Conveyancer and Insolvency Practitioner with many years of experience in the fields of property law, conveyancing and the laws relating to corporate compliance (especially in respect of the FICA and POPIA laws). Up until 2018 she was also head of the firm’s national marketing portfolio. She is a seasoned public speaker and presenter, both in person and online. She prepares text for the majority of STBB’s internal and external publications and is editor and co-writer for two pivotal publications in the South African real estate industry – the ABC of Conveyancing (JUTA) and Delport’s South African Property Law and Practice (JUTA).

Property Law Update | Issue 04 – 2017


City of Johannesburg v Friedshelf 1120 (Pty) Ltd (2016/44430) [2017] ZAGPJHC 1
(3 January 2017)

It is tricky to find a solution where an owner on whose property a potentially dangerous signboard was erected illegally is before the court, but the offending lessee is not present. Relying on the common law principle that a property owner must halt nuisance or remove a danger on his property, irrespective of who was responsible therefor, the court found a midway in this matter which makes for an interesting read.

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The Judgment
Summary of the Judgment



In this, the eleventh set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, section 12 of the Act, dealing with expropriation of common property, is discussed.

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Section 12 of the Act – Expropriation of the common property
(N.B. Print in landscape)

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