Yearly Archives: 2017

NO, NO, NO AND NO TO TARIFF HIKES – 24 TIMES

Civic campaigner Ted Blom stood up against 24 municipalities’ attempts to hike electricity prices – and he was the only member of the public to do so.

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All the municipalities’ requests for higher-than-standard electricity price increases should be refused, says… Get more

OUTA BARS 55 SANRAL E-TOLL CASES TO VALUE OF R2 MILLION

OUTA has barred 55 of SANRAL’s summonses served on e-toll defaulters, with a total value of almost R2 million.

In these cases brought against OUTA’s contributing supporters, SANRAL failed to follow legal procedures and deadlines in getting these summonses to… Get more

GLOVES ARE OFF AS OUTA FILES E-TOLL COURT PAPERS

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has moved to the next round of the civil challenge against the e-toll system implemented in Gauteng by the South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL). On Wednesday, OUTA served SANRAL with its responding… Get more

OUTA Contemplates Traffic Fine Class Action

OUTA congratulates Fines-4-U and their client, Audi Centre Johannesburg, on the win against an appeal by the Road Traffic Infringement Agency, as regards the unlawfulness of the AARTO traffic fine process applied in Johannesburg and Tshwane.

It is clear to… Get more

OUTA WELCOMES NERSA RULING ON ELECTRICITY TARIFF INCREASE

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), welcomes NERSA’s recent ruling capping Municipal Electricity Tariff Increases for 2017/18 at 1.88% – down from an annual increase of 9%. The ruling was made after reviewing representations from all affected stakeholders.

Besides the… Get more

The nuclear judgment clarified, a telling blow to Government

On Wednesday 26th April 2017, Bozalek, J and Baartman, J delivered a revolutionary judgment against Government’s nuclear energy plans in favour of the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and Earthlife Africa (ELA), which affirms the supremacy of the… Get more

OUTA WELCOMES RULING TO HALT NUCLEAR DEAL

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) welcomes Wednesday’s judgment in the Western Cape High Court to set aside Government’s irrational decision to proceed with the nuclear energy agreements with Russia.

OUTA has been working with SAFCEI for the past year… Get more

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