OWNER CANNOT JUST DISTANCE HIMSELF FROM TENANT’S ACTIONS
City of Johannesburg v Friedshelf 1120 (Pty) Ltd (2016/44430)  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.
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.
Section 12 of the Act – Expropriation of the common property
(N.B. Print in landscape)