By Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner and Erin Gradidge, Candidate Attorney 3 August 2022 Introduction The City of Johannesburg (“COJ”) updated its Rates Policy (as it does annually) in late May 2022 and removed the “education” category, which has appeared in prior rates policies from 2008 to date. There is presently no “education” category in the current
Article by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner and Maike Gohl, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 18 July 2022 Introduction This article takes a critical look at the legality of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (“the City”)’s new method of charging ‘penalty rates’ charges as ‘sundry charges’. The City has started charging penalty rates charges to customers differently,