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The South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act, 1998 (Act No. 7 of 1998)

Chapter 5 : Official Policies on, and Declaration, Use and Protection of, National Roads

47. Disposing of national roads' storm-water



(1) The Agency may divert storm-water from or under a national road onto any land but must pay compensation for any damage caused by the diversion of the storm-water except in the circumstances mentioned in subsection (2).


(2) Where a township is established on land adjoining a national road, the person establishing the township must receive and dispose of the storm-water discharged or diverted from the national road, and the Agency will not be liable for any damage caused in the township by the storm-water.