South Africa: Is it legal to charge fines for speeding transgressions in estates to a homeowner’s levies?

/ Owner - August 18, 2022

The question arose whether fines for speed transgressions by homeowners’ guests in estates may legally be charged to the homeowner’s levy. We look at the current applicable law in South Africa. The content of an HOA’s MOI and conduct rules are contractual in nature, and therefore lawful and binding on the homeowners in that estate as parties to the contract, for as far as the normal principles of the law of contract apply. The answer to whether fines for speed transgressions by homeowners’ guests in estates may legally be charged to the homeowner’s levy can be found in the wording of the estate’s MOI and conduct rules.   Read the article………………………..

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