HISTORICAL DEBT DEBATE PUT TO BED
Jordaan and Others v City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and Others; City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality v New Ventures Consulting and Services (Pty) Limited and Others; Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality v Livanos and Others (CCT283/16, CCT293/16, CCT294/16, CCT283/16)  ZACC 31 (29 August 2017)
Last week the Constitutional Court ruled that new property owners cannot be held liable for historic municipal debts incurred by previous owners. Once ownership is transferred in a Deeds Registry, the local authority cannot demand a new property owner to settle historical debt or suspend municipal services due to outstanding municipal debt.
STBB’S STSMA REFERENCE GUIDE
In this, the thirty-sixth set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, Prescribed Management Rule 15 is discussed.
Prescribed Management Rule 15
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