The Port Elizabeth High Court has given the SA Shore Angling Association permission to use vehicles during its national championship in East London next week after the government withdrew permission at the last minute.
The SA Shore Angling Association has been forced to apply for an interdict to use vehicles on the beach during its national championship in East London next week after the government withdrew permission at the last minute.
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa is supporting the SA Anglers’ Association’s fight to be exempted from the government’s blanket ban of 4×4 vehicles on beaches. The anglers included a letter of support from Naamsa in their court submission.
Eastern Cape environmental authorities on Thursday arrested two motorists and impounded a 4×4 vehicle in Port Elizabeth in one of the first cases to go to court since the beach ban was introduced last month.
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The South African Shore Angling Association is not hopeful of a decision in its favour after the Port Elizabeth High Court, on Thursday, reserved judgement on their application challenging the ban of 4×4 vehicles from beaches.
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The South African Shore Angling Association that went to court last week to challenge the regulations banning the use of off-road vehicles on beaches will have to wait two more weeks to find out if they were successful. They can, however, use 4x4s on the beach during their National Masters Competition at Jeffrey’s Bay.
The SA Shore Angling Association and the community of Oyster Bay – near Cape St Francis – are refusing to accept the Environmental Affairs and Tourism Minister’s ban of 4×4 vehicles on beaches and are challenging it in court.