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

29 January 2016

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

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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

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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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