Judgement a victory for city residents

2015-10-01 06:00

The Western Cape High Court ruled in favour of the City of Cape Town when Judges Ashley Binns-Ward and Nolwazi Boqwana set aside the approvals that would enable SANRAL to toll sections of the N1 and N2 freeways in Cape Town, on Wednesday.

The judgment is a resounding victory for the residents of the province as this means that SANRAL cannot go ahead with the Winelands Tolling Project. Should they want to do so, the court found that SANRAL will have to start all over again with a proper public participation process.

This ruling represents the City’s second legal victory against SANRAL.

The ruling vindicates the City’s firm belief that the process undertaken by SANRAL to declare portions of the N1 and N2 as toll roads was improper and unlawful

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