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Q A child recently drowned in a pool at a rented property. What is the legal position of a landlord if there is no swimming pool net or fence? Below is our current standard lease clause relating to swimming pools: “If there is a swimming pool on the

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The Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 contains a new set of regulations and thus also a few new definitions within the rules. Important definitions are the following: “Primary section” is defined as a section to be used for human occupation as a residence, office,

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Some 67 property opportunities remain at Benguela Cove Lagoon and Wine Estate in Hermanus. The estate boasts some of the lowest density housing in South Africa, with a total of 124 homes on 220ha of land – this translates into just 6% of the land

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South Africa’s construction industry is experiencing a shortage of structural timber, which has made imports of the material necessary. “It is not uncommon for non-compliant structural timber to be imported and supplied to the local market - including to formal roof truss manufacturers - without there

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The Rental Housing Act states that an outgoing inspection should be arranged within seven days after the tenant vacates the property. Should one of the parties, however, fail to attend the arranged inspection, the other party is allowed to inspect the property on their own

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