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CIfA Newsflash 02/2020 | High Court Judgement – National Building Regulations Review Board

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Dear CIfA Members The Gauteng High Court Section 9 Judgement sent out in the recent News Flash was confirmed in the Constitutional Court judgement of 7th June 2018. Constitutional Court Judgement can be downloaded here. The Constitutional Court declined to give retrospective effect to its finding on the unconstitutionality of s.9, permitting all the then-current […]

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CIfA Newsflash 01/2020 | High Court Judgement – National Building Regulations Review Board

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Dear CIfA Member We remind our members of the 2017 Gauteng High Court judgement which declared ‘…….that section 9 of the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act, No. 103 of 1997, to the extent that it empowers the National Building Regulations Review Board to exercise appellate power over decisions of a municipality, is unconstitutional […]

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CoCT LUM and BDM Applications Presentations – 22 May 2019

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After a very engaging and very successful LUM & BDM presentation held at the Slave Church Museum on the 22nd May 2019, the presenters from the City of Cape Town have graciously offered to share their presentations for perusal. For any query or clarity regarding, feel free to send it via email to the relevant […]

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Sonae Arauco & CIfA Architectural Student Design Competition – 2018

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Sonae Arauco (in conjunction with their brand Novolam) and the Cape Institute for Architecture (CIFA a region of SAIA) is pleased to announce an architectural student design competition for a moveable exhibition display system, which will be used by the Institute for its various outreach programmes. The brief: The competition is for the design of […]

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