High court stops e-tolls

2012-04-28 10:29

SA National Roads has been interdicted and restrained from levying and collecting tolls, the High Court in Pretoria ruled today.

Judge Bill Prinsloo said he was aware that the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) would suffer financially if the Gauteng e-toll project was halted.

“I am alive to the fact that Sanral may suffer financial losses. This could result in its business rating being downgraded,” Prinsloo said in the High Court in Pretoria.

But tens of thousands of people would also suffer financial hardships if interim relief was not granted, added Prinsloo.

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