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City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality v Gauteng Development Tribunal and Others

18 June 2010

Constitutional Court
Case Number or  Citation: Case CCT 89/09 [2010] ZACC 11
Date of judgement: 18 June 2010
Judge/s: Jafta, J.
Type of application: Appeal
Legislation considered: Development Facilitation Act 67 of 1995, Town-Planning and Townships Ordinance 15 of 1986, Constitution
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Supreme Court of Appeal

Case Number/Citation: 335/08

Date of Judgement: 22 September 2009

Judge/s: Mpati P, Nugent, Lewis, Mlambo JJA and Griesel AJA

Type of application: Declarator

Legislation considered: The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; The Development Facilitation Act, 1995; Town-Planning and Townships Ordinance, 1986; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000

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Witwatersrand Local Division

Case number: 05/6181

Date of judgement: 5 February 2008

Judge: Gildenhuys J

Type of application: Declarator

Legislation considered: The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; The Development Facilitation Act, 1995; Town-Planning and Townships Ordinance, 1986; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000

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Section 24of 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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