INTRODUCTION This article examines whether the registration and enrollment requirements in the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 (the “Act”) applies to home builders who build homes with the intention of leasing same to tenants, as opposed to selling. The establishment and objects of the National Home Builders Registration Council (“NHBRC”) The Act
BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY Concerned with (i) the increasing tendency by litigants, mainly banks and other financial institutions, to enrol in the High Court, foreclosure applications with amounts falling within the jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court; and (ii) litigants taking advantage of the concurrent jurisdiction between the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria (the