Skip to Content

Centre for Environmental Rights - Advancing Environmental Rights in South Africa

Support Us Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

Virtual Library

Home>Judgments>Constitutional Court

Tronox KZN Sands (Pty) Ltd v KwaZulu-Natal Planning and Development Appeal Tribunal and others

January 29, 2016 at 12:00 am

Constitutional Court 

Case No. CCT 114/15

Date: 29 January 2016

Judges: van der Westhuizen J (Moseneke DCJ, Cameron J, Jafta J, Khampepe J, Madlanga J, Nkabinde J, Nugent AJ and Zondo J concurring)

Type of application: Confirmation of finding of constitutional invalidity

Legislation considered: Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and the KwaZulu-Natal Planning and Development Act, 2008

Download the judgment  

 

High Court, KwaZulu-Natal Division, Pietermaritzburg 

Case No. 9645/14

Date: 3 June 2015

Judge: Lopes J

Type of application: Application for the declaration of constitutional invalidity

Legislation considered: Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and the KwaZulu-Natal Planning and Development Act, 2008

Download the judgment 

Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

Report a Violation

National Environmental Crimes & Incidents Hotline (24 hours): 0800 205 005

In addition, there are a number of national and provincial hotlines that may be useful.

Contact us

  • Telephone:+27 21 447 1647
  • Fax:+27 86 730 9098
  • Email:info@cer.org.za
  • Address:Second Floor, Springtime Studios, 1 Scott Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town
  • Map:View map