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Termination of a Residential Lease: What does ‘one month’s written notice’ mean? by Marieke du Toit

The Rental Housing Act 50 of 1999 (“the Act”) governs all residential lease agreements in South Africa. Section 5(5) of the Act states that should a tenant remain in the leased property subsequent to the date of expiry of the lease agreement, the parties are deemed to have entered into a periodic lease on the …

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Who are occupiers in terms of the EST act and why are they excluded from the ambit of the PIE act?

The Prevention of Illegal Eviction and Occupation of Land Act 19 of 1998 (“PIE Act”) provides, inter alia, the procedures for the eviction of unlawful occupiers. Section 1 of the PIE Act defines an “unlawful occupier” as someone who occupies land without the express or tacit consent of the owner or person in charge or …

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