Baleni and others v Minister of Mineral Resources and others
22 November 2018
High Court of the Republic of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria
Case No. 73768/2016
Date: 22 November 2018
Judge: Basson, J
In this matter, the Court held that the full and informed consent of customary communities, whose rights in land are protected under the Interim Protection of Informal Land Rights Act, 1996, is required for a mining right to be granted in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 in relation to the land they occupy.