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Top court rules for community in landmark case

21 August 2015


Picture: THINKSTOCK

Picture: THINKSTOCK

THE Constitutional Court has sent out a strong message to the Department of Land Affairs, which favoured traditional authorities over communities, through a landmark judgment, says Centre for Law and Society director Aninka Claassens.

The court on Thursday handed back mineral-rich land to a North West community that had been locked in a dispute with its traditional authority, ending a long, hard-fought battle that played out on multiple legal fronts.

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