In 1986, Robert Cover of Yale Law School wrote, ‘Legal interpretation takes place in a field of pain and death’. In South Africa the question of inhumane evictions and eviction rights for occupiers runs rampant in the wake of the legislations enforced during apartheid, as well as the slow pace of reform experienced by many communities since the fall of this regime. Read More
If your tenants have improved your property, can you evict them?
If you find yourself in the position where your tenants have undertaken property repairs and improvements, yet you still need to evict them, you are advised to tread very carefully.