[cape_town] - Small reprieve as Stellenbosch eviction case postponed

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As Parliament heard further submissions on land

expropriation on Thursday, the Western Cape High Court gave a small reprieve to

a group of alleged illegal occupants of privately-owned land in Stellenbosch.

This, after the court postponed the case for more than a

month, which means that any order for their eviction from the land, now renamed

Azania, won't be made just yet.

The parties agreed to the postponement and to a timeline,

which sets out when lawyers representing the land owners, the Stellenbosch

municipality, the police, and the alleged illegal occupiers should hand in

their papers ahead of the hearing of the eviction application.

The land owners' advocate Lawrie Wilken told Cape Judge...

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