Cape Town files urgent toll interdict

2013-04-02 22:32
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Johannesburg - The Western Cape High Court will hear an urgent interdict next month to halt the Winelands toll project, the City of Cape Town said on Tuesday.

"The interdict application will be heard in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday 16 May, when the city will seek an order to interdict Sanral from taking any steps to implement the proposed N1-N2 Winelands toll highway project," the city's mayoral committee member for roads and transport Brett Herron said in a statement.

This would be pending the final determination of the city’s review application, instituted in the same court in March 2012.

Herron said the city was unable to finalise the exchange of pleadings in the review application.

"Sanral refuses to provide a complete record of documents that are relevant to the toll road project, including how much the project will cost and what toll fees are likely to be levied," Herron said.

"As a consequence of Sanral’s refusal to provide a complete record of documents, the city also brought an application to compel Sanral to disclose them."

The city filed an urgent interdict application in November 2011. Sanral agreed, at that stage, to take no further steps towards introducing the project pending the review application's outcome.

Sanral served the city with a notice on 6 March indicating it intended resuming the project.

Herron said Sanral agreed not to conclude a concession agreement before 1 June 2013.

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