BACKGROUND The High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria (the “Court”) was recently tasked to consider an application for urgent relief by Eskom (the “Applicant”) pending an application in terms of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (“PAJA”) for judicial review and setting aside of a decision taken by the National Energy Regulator of
Introduction This article deals with the law relating to the removal of “illegal” electricity meters and connections.  By parity of reasoning it can be applied equally to “illegal” water meters and connections. Facts of Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd v Sidoyi and Others   In this case Mr Sidoyi had applied for a pre-paid electricity meter
SUMMARY In 2013, the Minister of Energy determined, in terms of section 34 of the Electricity Regulation Act, that South Africa required 9.6 gigawatts of nuclear power, and further that the Department of Energy should begin the procurement process for same. In this review application, Earthlife Africa – Johannesburg and the Southern African Faith Communities’’