Order of the Court in matter of the categorisation of schools in Johannesburg

The property rates policy, municipal property rates by-law, annual budget and supplemented valuation roll set out below are declared to be unlawful and are set aside only insofar as they relate to the rates levied by the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (the “City”) on properties used for education (whether by independant, private or public educational institutions) that have been included in the categories “Business and commercial” or “Public service purpose” in terms of sections 8(2)(c) and 8(2)(f) of the Local Government: Municpal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004 (“the Rates Act”)

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