Eviction order prior to removal of unlawful informal settlement structures on private property: Is it necessary?
Should a land owner obtain an eviction order prior to the removal of informal settlement structures erected unlawfully, and without the land owner’s consent, on his or her private property? When living in South Africa, the sighting of informal settlement structures being erected on vacant land is quite common. Unfortunately, these informal settlements are sometimes […]
Unless the sheriff of the court has evicted you, you should remain right where you are. If anyone else carries out an eviction, it constitutes as unlawful according to the Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful Occupation of Land (PIE) Act. Regarding the eviction process, the PIE Act stipulates this: Certain procedures must be […]