IN THE LAND CLAIMS COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA Held at RANDBURG on 4 May 2001 & 29 June 2001 before Moloto AJ CASE NUMBER: LCC 10/01 Decided on: 6 July 2001 In the matter between: NKUZI DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION Applicant and THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA THE LEGAL AID BOARD First Respondent Second Respondent JUDGMENT MOLOTO AJ:  This is an application for a declaratory order to the effect that persons who have a right to security of tenure in terms of the Extension of Security of Tenure Act1 (“ESTA”) and the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act2 (“Labour Tenants Act”) and whose tenure is threatened or has been infringed, have a right to legal representation or legal aid at State expense under certain conditions, and other relief.  The first respondent entered an appearance to defend but later withdrew from participating in the case. The second respondent did not enter an appearance, choosing rather to abide the decision of the Court. 1 Act 62 of 1997, as amended. 2 Act 3 of 1996, as amended.