Law of Neighbours, The

Juta's Property Law Library Series

Product Attributes

  • Soft Cover
  • 9780702185519
  • 1st Edition
  • 454 Pages
  • 2010


Van der Walt, AJ

2010 - 1st Edition

R 709.00

About this Publication:

The Law of Neighbours provides a substantive analysis of this area of law. It covers traditional areas of neighbour law, such as party walls and fences, lateral support, encroachment, interference with the natural flow of water, nuisance, and dangers caused by neighbours as well as chapters on neighbour conflicts caused by building, the influence of the new Constitution and the notion of living together as neighbours in the new democracy.

This book aims to establish the current state of the law seen against the context of its historical development in South Africa and in the perspective of foreign law. It is also determines whether and how the current position is consistent with the Constitution.

Contents Include:

  • Living together as neighbours
  • Mutual boundaries, party walls and fences 
  • Lateral support 
  • Encroachment
  • Natural flow of water 
  • Nuisance
  • Dangers and threats posed by neighbours
  • Neighbour disputes about building
  • Future development
  • Bibliography
  • Legislation 
  • Case law
  • Index

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Academics
  • Postgraduates
  • Legal practitioners

"Law of Neighbours, The"