Permit granted without consultation – HASA comments on the removal of the Rhodes Statue at UCT.

The Heritage Portal:


“HASA notes with regret that a permit was granted by the HWC for the removal of the Rhodes Statue at UCT, without the appropriate consultation with interested and affected stakeholders which includes the heritage community.



This requirement of the National Heritage Resources Act is applicable even in the case of a temporary permit, which should only be granted following public consultation, after considering all available information and perspectives and giving a clear indication of how UCT will meet its obligations to return the statue if required…


Read full article via source: http://www.heritageportal.co.za/notice/permit-granted-without-consultation-hasa-comments-removal-rhodes-statue-uct

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