LEGISLATION – ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT NO. 7 OF 2007 (‘THE ACT’) – APPEAL AGAINST DECISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONER
CIVIL PROCEDURE – URGENCY IN TERMS OF RULE 73(4) DISCUSSED – SERVICE OF PROCESS - JURISDICTION OF THE HIGH COURT IN MATTERS PROVIDED FOR IN TERMS OF S50 OF THE ACT.
The applicants approached the court on an urgent basis, seeking the staying of an implementation of a decision by the Environmental Commissioner issued in favour of the seventh respondent. In terms of that decision, the seventh respondent was granted an application amending the wells, which the seventh respondent could drill. The . . .