BACKGROUND The two trustees of the Ismail Habib Family Trust (“the Plaintiffs”), instituted action against the Defendant, the eThekwini Municipality, in respect of rates and penalties (“the debt”) that they had paid to the Defendant. The debt was owed to the Defendant by a previous owner of the immovable property, which the Plaintiffs had purchased.
BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY The Plaintiffs in the matter, Mr. and Mrs. van der Bijl, brought an action for damages against the Defendants, Featherbrooke Estate Home Owners’ Association NPC (“the Association”) and Fidelity Security Services (Pty) Ltd (“Fidelity”), the security company employed by the Association to safeguard and protect the estate and its residents.   The