INTRODUCTIONThere can be nothing more alarming than suddenly receiving a monthly invoice containing municipal charges that far exceed what you had expected or budgeted for. There are three possible reasons why you may have suddenly received an unusually high water bill. The City* may have:i. overestimated the amounts that you should be charged for based
INTRODUCTIONProperties on which residential sectional title schemes or apartment blocks are built must be billed by the City in a manner that takes into account the number of ‘dwelling units’ or ‘flats’ at the property.This is because in terms of our law, each ‘unit’ or ‘flat’ is entitled to 6 free kl of water per
By Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner and Anja van Wijk, Senior Associate   Introduction This article is one in a series on expropriation and looks at some of the fundamental legal issues surrounding expropriation without compensation (“EWC”). This article examines the content and potential legal impact of the newly published Expropriation Bill.   What is the Expropriation