Can a landlord legally disconnect a tenant's utilities?

Can a landlord legally disconnect a tenant's utilities?

Private Property South Africa
Tenant Profile Network

Q&A with Michelle Dickens from the Tenant Profile Network


The disconnection of utilities, both electricity and water, is illegal in terms of the Rental Housing Act. That applies to residential tenants.

In terms of commercial tenants, expoliation. In other words, you cant deprive a tenant of his rights.

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