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Kloof Conservancy v Government of the Republic of South Africa and others

November 27, 2015 at 12:00 am

Supreme Court of Appeal 

Citation: Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs v Kloof Conservancy (106/2015) [2015] ZASCA 177 (27 November 2015)

Date: 27 November 2015

Judges: Ponnan JA (Mhlantla, Saldulker and Dambuza JJA and Van Der Merwe AJA concurring)

Legislation considered: The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004; National Environmental Management Act, 1998 

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High Court of the Republic of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Division, Durban 

Case no. 126672012

Date: 22 October 2014

Judge: Vahed J

Type of application: Declarator, judicial review, mandamus

Legislation considered: The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004; 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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