Asked by Nickey on 10-03-2021 07:57:17
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Eastern Cape
I lost my job with the municipality and informed my landlords of a hotel turned apartment of the situation and of a payment plan whih stated payment of the current monthly rent with more money to pay off the owed rental, I have started a new job that I quickly agreed on taking due to my situation however the employer has not paid what was promised now the landlord has cut the power to my apartment without notice given and claim they have sent emails on dates that do no correspond with my email amount. The power cut was done by the landlord not the municipality. What an I do to get the power on,
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 11-03-2021 20:07:39
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You can bring an application in the Magistrates Court to force the landlord to turn the power on again. It is called a spoliation application.
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