North West Rental Housing Tribunal Orders Landlord to Reconnect Electricity for Tenant

The North West Rental Housing Tribunal had in its recent urgent proceedings to hear allegations of unfair practice of the disconnection of electricity ruled that the action of a Mahikeng landlord against a tenant without an order of court was in contravention of regulation 13(1) (b) of the Rental Housing Act No.50 of 1999. Further complaints by three Gatholo Heights flats tenants are to be heard by the tribunal on Wednesday 31 August 2011.