06 May 2017
By Armando Aguiar And Hendrik Hugo
“Constitutional principles underpin the determination of redress under the Restitution of Land Rights Act, 1994. An issue that features prominently in many land restitution claims is the determination of what compensation should be paid as equitable redress. The redress serves to compensate for unjust dispossession of land under past racial laws. In the recent case of Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform v Phillips, the Supreme Court of Appeal considered the principles applicable to the determination of equitable redress, in the context of deciding whether the Land Claims Court’s determination of equitable redress passed muster…” – Business Day
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