Maryna holds the BA, LLB, LLM degrees and is a Director at the Cape Town offices of STBB. She is an admitted Attorney, Notary Public and Conveyancer with many years of experience in the field of property law and conveyancing. She is also the firm's Marketing Director and attends to external publications for the firm as well as conducts ongoing training for estate agent and bankers training and is a regular seminar presenter for attorneys and property practitioners.

Property Law Update | Issue 04 – 2017

OWNER CANNOT JUST DISTANCE HIMSELF FROM TENANT’S ACTIONS

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

 

STBB’S STSMA REFERENCE GUIDE

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)