June 23, 2016

Occupiers who can’t be evicted under the EST 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. […]
July 1, 2017

Evicting your troublesome tenant: More problems with PIE

“The effect of PIE is not and should not be to effectively expropriate the rights of the landowner in favour of unlawful occupiers. The landowner retains […]
August 21, 2019

Unlawful occupiers: Eviction is possible, but neither quick nor easy

“It is only once the court concludes that there is no defence to the claim for eviction and that it would be just and equitable to […]
September 30, 2019

Evicting your troublesome tenant: More problems with PIE

“The effect of PIE is not and should not be to effectively expropriate the rights of the landowner in favour of unlawful occupiers. The landowner retains […]
September 3, 2021

Eviction Refused – Landowners, Unlawful Occupiers And The “Just And Equitable” Test

“PIE recognises that in appropriate circumstances the right to full exercise of ownership must give way, in the interest of justice and equity, to the right […]
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