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Mtunzini Conservancy v Tronox KZN Sands Pty Ltd and Umlalazi Municipality

17 January 2013

KwaZulu-Natal High Court

Case Number or Citation:  10629/2012
Date of judgement: 8 January 2013
Judge: Vahed, J
Type of application: Interdict application
Legislation considered: Town Planning Ordinance, 1949, KwaZulu-Natal Planning and Development Act, 2008, Minerals Act, 1991, Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002
Also known as: Fairbreeze, Tronox, Mtunzini

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