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Makobo v Ngwato Land Board (FLTLB043/16) [2017] BWLT 17 (28 April 2017)

Country/Territory
Botswana
Type of court
National - lower court
Date
Apr 28, 2017
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
Land Tribunal
Seat of court
Francistown
Judge
Mokakangwe B.
Reference number
Case No. FLT LB 043/16
Language
English
Subject
Water
Keyword
Water rights Water quality standards Water supply Water users' associations
Abstract

The applicant was seeking to build a waterhole for his cattle. It was refused by the land board on the grounds that the waterhole did not meet the 6km away from the main source water table. The application failed since the land board had applied the relevant rules.

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