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 25 – 2017

TELKOM INFRASTRUCTURE IN RESIDENTIAL ESTATES

Telkom SA SOC Ltd v Residential Estate Dennegeur (Pty) Ltd and Another (22032/2016) [2017] ZAWCHC 76 (26 July 2017)

This matter deals with an urgent application brought by Telkom against a Homeowners’ Association (HOA) and Vodacom, after the HOA permitted Vodacom onto the HOA’s premises to install a fibre optic network into Telkom’s existing telecommunications infrastructure. This was for the provision of fibre optic services to the owners in the estate as the HOA could not reach agreement with Telkom to provide such services. The question that arose here was whether Telkom was in “possession” of the underground ducts and cables so that it could successfully apply for “restoration of its possession”?

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The Judgment
Summary of the Judgment

 

STBB’S STSMA REFERENCE GUIDE

In this, the thirty-fourth set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, Prescribed Management Rule 13 is discussed.

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Prescribed Management Rule 13
(N.B. Print in landscape)