Court name
Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa
Case number
870 of 2020

Eskom Holdings Soc Limited v Lekwa Ratepayers Association NPC and Others ; Eskom Holdings Soc Limited v Vaal River Development Association (Pty) Ltd and Others (870 of 2020) [2022] ZASCA 10 (21 January 2022);

Media neutral citation
[2022] ZASCA 10
Case summary:

Constitutional Law and Administrative Law – Cooperative governance – Section 41 of the Constitution and section 40 of the Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act 13 of 2005 require Organs of State to make reasonable effort in good faith to settle intergovernmental disputes.

Interdict – Interim interdict – Appealable - although it is generally considered not in the interests of justice to permit an appeal against an interim interdict, there are limited circumstances where the interests of justice dictate that an interim interdict be appealable.

Dambuza JA
Van der Merwe JA
Gorven JA
Meyer AJA
Kgoele AJA