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City of Cape Town v South African National Roads Agency Ltd and others

September 22, 2016 at 12:00 am

Supreme Court of Appeal 

Citation:  [2016] ZASCA 122 (22 September 2016)

Date: 22 September 2016

Judge: Navsa, Cachalia, Wallis, Petse & Mocumie JJA

Legislation considered:  Environment Conservation Act, 1989 and the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 

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High Court of South Africa, Western Cape Division, Cape Town 

Case no. 6165/2012

Date of judgment: 30 September 2015

Judge: Binns-Ward J and Boqwana J

Type: Judicial Review

Legislation considered: Environment Conservation Act, 1989 and the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 

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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.

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