AsPr Pieter Badenhorst

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Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Law

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Qualifications

Master of Laws, University of Witwatersrand, 1985
Doctor of Legum (Private Law), University of Pretoria, 1993

Contact

Biography

Pieter Badenhorst is an Associate Professor of Law at Deakin University. He graduated from the University of Pretoria with the degrees of BLC and LLB. He obtained LLM degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand and Yale University, respectively, and a LLD from University of Pretoria in 1992. His thesis was on South African Mineral law in terms of the Doctrine of Rights. Prior to moving to Australia he was for many years Professor and Head of the Department of Private law at the University of the North and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
Associate Professor Badenhorst is the author and/or co-author of six books and over 112 articles in South African, Australian and International law journals. His main work is in the area of Mineral law and Property law.

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Teaching interests

Property law

Mineral law

Units taught

Land Law

Property Law

Conferences

1. Large-scale Expropriation of Mineral Rights in South Africa: The Agri South Africa fiasco” at the Private law and Social Justice Conference held at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on 20 August 2012
2. “Large Scale Expropriation of Mineral Rights in South Africa: The Agri South Africa saga” at the Private law and Social Justice Conference held at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on 23 August 2011.
3.  “The application of the prior in tempore potior in iure-rule in land registration?” at the Private law and Social Justice Conference held at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on 25 August 2009.
2.  “Nature of Rights to Minerals in the MPRD Act: some preliminary thoughts” at the Property Law Teachers Conference held at the University of Johannesburg during November 2005
3. “The Pitfalls of the transitional arrangements in the Minerals Act: are they really going to work?” during the Mining Law Update 2003. Seminar held at the Johannesburg International Airport on 24 June 2003 by the Institute for International research.
4.  “The link between the Property clause and the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act” on 4 July 2003 in Potchefstroom at the “Conference of the Bill of Rights after seven years”, organized by the FW De Klerk Foundation, the National Human Rights Trust and the Faculty of Law of  the University of  Northwest.
5. “Beskerming van mineraalregte: ‘n Satyagraha? (Protection of mineral rights: a Satyagraha?) on 27 September 2001 during the Property law seminar held at the University of Potchefstroom, Potchefstroom.
6. "Essentialia van 'n mineralehuurkontrak" (Essential elements of a mineral lease) on 14 August 1996 during the Property law seminar held at the University of South Africa, Pretoria.
7. "Enkele opmerkings na aanleiding van die moderne Suid-Afrikaanse Onteieningsreg" (A few comments regarding modern South African Expropriation law) on 6 April 1995 during a meeting of the Vereniging van Onteigenings-Advocaten of the Netherlands at the Victoria Hotel, Amsterdam.
8. "Artikel 5(1) van die Mineraalwet 50 van 1991: 'n Herformulering van die houer van ontginningsregte se gemeenregtelike bevoegdhede?" (Section 5(1) of the Minerals Act  50 of 1991: a reformulation of the entitlements of the holder of mineral rights in terms of the common law) on 11 June 1993 during the annual Property law seminar held at the University of South Africa, Pretoria.
9. "Real rights" on 10 July 1991 during the annual congress of the Society of University Teachers of law held at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria.
 

Publications

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2014

Security of mineral tenure in South Africa: carrot or stick?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 5-40, Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law, London, England, C1

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Towards a theory on publically-owned minerals in Victoria

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2014), Vol. 22, pp. 157-186, Australian Property Law Journal, Chatswood, NSW, C1

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Conversion of jointly-held old order mining rights: an all and nothing ruling? Minister of Mineral Resources of the RSA v Sishen Iron Ore (394/12) [2013] ZASCA 50 (28 March 2013)

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, N. J. Olivier

(2014), Vol. 77, pp. 145-155, Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law, Durban, South Africa, C1

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The Agri South Africa Constitutional Court decision

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Nic Olivier

(2014), Vol. 33, pp. 230-230, Australian Resources and Energy Law Journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Expropriation of "old order" mineral rights in South Africa: the Constitutional Court has its say (twice)

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 53-58, Property law review, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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The South African land registration scheme: a case involving fraud

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 129-135, Property law review, Pyrmont, N.S.W, C1

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A tale of two expropriations: Newcrestia and Agrizania

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2014), Vol. 47, pp. 258-282, De Jure, Pretoria, South Africa, C1

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The South African land registration system: a case involving fraud

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 129-135, Property law review, Pyrmont, N.S.W., C1-1

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2012

The final judgment

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, N. J. Olivier, C. Williams

(2012), Vol. 1, pp. 106-130, Journal of South African law, Lansdowne, South Africa, C1

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Expropriation of unused old order rights by the MPRDA : you have lost it!

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, N. J. Olivier

(2012), Vol. 75, pp. 329-343, Tydskrif vir hedendaagse Romeins-Holandse Reg : Journal of contemporary Roman-Dutch law, Pretoria, South Africa, C1

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Maccsand (Pty) Ltd v city of Cape Town 2012 (4) SA 181 (CC)

N. J. Olivier, C. Williams, A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2012), Vol. 15, pp. 538-565, Potchefstroom electronic law journal, Potchefstroom, South Africa, C1

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Mogale Alloys (Pty) Ltd v Nuco Chrome Boputhatswana (Pty) Ltd 2011 (6) SA 96 (GSJ)

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Prof Jean Du Plessis

(2012), Vol. 45, pp. 388-404, De jure, Pretoria, South Africa, C1

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Cadia Holdings Pty Ltd v State of New South Wales (2010) 269 ALR 204

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2012), Vol. 3, pp. 605-623, De jure, Pretoria, South Africa, C1

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Paying the piper (in absentia) - SFF Association v Xstrata 2011 JDR 0407 (GSJ)

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 436-447, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1

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Large scale expropriation of mineral rights in South Africa : The Agri South Africa fiasco

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2012), Vol. 31, pp. 205-220, Australian resources and energy law journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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2011

Transitional prospecting rights : a moratorial escort across the bridge? - De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd v Regional Manager, Mineral Regulation Free State Region : Department of Minerals and Energy Case 1590/2007 (OPD) Unreported (15-05-2008) ("De

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2011), Vol. 32, pp. 463-473, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1

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Host communities and competing applications for prospecting rights in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, N. J. Olivier

(2011), Vol. 44, pp. 126-148, De Jure, Pretoria, South Africa, C1

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Large scale expropriation of mineral rights in South Africa : the agri South Africa saga

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2011), Vol. 30, pp. 261-272, Australian resources and energy law journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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The make-up of transitional rights to minerals : something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue...?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2011), pp. 763-784, South African law journal, Lansdowne, South Africa, C1

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Conflict resolution between owners of land and holders of rights to minerals : a lopsided triangle?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2011), pp. 326-341, Journal of South African Law, Lansdowne, South Africa, C1

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2010

Status of tailings dumps : let D5s go working in the past?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, C. N. van Heerden

(2010), Vol. 21, pp. 116-131, Stellenbosch law review, Lansdowne, South Africa, C1

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Right of access to land for mining purposes : on terra firma at last?-Joubert v Maranda Mining Company (Pty) Ltd

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2010), Vol. 73, pp. 318-328, Tydskrif vir hedendaagse Romeins-Holandse Reg : Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch law, Pretoria, South Africa, C1

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Ownership of minerals in situ in South Africa : Australian darning to the rescue?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2010), Vol. 127, pp. 646-672, The South African law journal, Lansdowne, South Africa, C1

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2009

Expropriations by virtue of the mineral and petroleum resources development act : are there some more trees in the forest?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2009), Vol. 3, pp. 600-608, Journal of South African law, Johannesburg, South Africa, C1

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From Waurn Ponds : registration of title or title by registration? Prophitius v Campbell 2008 3 SA 552 (D & CLD)

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2009), Vol. 4, pp. 793-801, Journal of South African law, Johannesburg, South Africa, C1

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2008

"Minerals", "petroleum" and "operations" in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 : a geologist as devil's advocate for a change? "

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, R W Shone

(2008), Vol. 29, pp. 33-52, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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Duelling prospecting rights : a non-custodial second?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Hanri Mostert

(2008), pp. 819-833, Tydskrif Vie Die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg / Journal of South African Law, Kaapstad, South Africa, C1-1

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Review of a refusal to grant a prospecting right

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Marita Cornelly

(2008), Vol. 29, pp. 113-123, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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Unjustified enrichment : having a friend wearing different hats, who needs enemies?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Lindi Coetzee

(2008), Vol. 29, pp. 101-112, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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Mineral rights are dead! Long live mineral rights!

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2008), pp. 156-165, Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse reg / Journal of South African Law, Kaapstad, South Africa, C1-1

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Allaclas Investments (Pty) Ltd v Milnerton Golf Club (Stelzner and others intervening) 2007 2 SA 40 : Golf as nuisance in law

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, A Jordaan

(2008), pp. 636-643, De jure, Pretoria, South Africa, C1-1

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2007

Ambit of mineral rights : paving the way for new order disputes?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Hanri Mostert

(2007), pp. 409-422, Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse reg. / Journal of South African law, Kaapstad, South Africa, C1-1

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Artikel 3(1) en (2) van die Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 van 2002: 'n herbeskouing

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Hanri Mostert

(2007), pp. 469-493, Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse reg./ Journal of South African law, Kaapstad, South Africa, C1-1

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Accession of lots : accession per artes magicas?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Juanita M Pienaar

(2007), Vol. 28, pp. 380-387, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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2006

Mineral law and the doctrine of rights : a microscope of magnification?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2006), Vol. 27, pp. 539-553, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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2005

Successive sales : cordiality does not give you locus standi

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, L Ristow

(2005), Vol. 26, pp. 773-777, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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Nature of new order rights to minerals : a rubikian exercise since passing the mayday rubicon with a cubic zirconium?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2005), Vol. 26, pp. 505-525, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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2004

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 and the environment

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, R S Stein

(2004), Vol. 25, pp. 371-385, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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Revisiting the transitional arrangements of The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 and the Constitutional Property clause : an analysis in two parts (part 2)

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Hanri Mostert

(2004), Vol. 15, pp. 22-51, Stellenbosse regstydskrif / Stellenbosch law review, Lansdowne, South Africa, C1-1

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For old time's sake, meaning of a 'mineral'?

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2004), Vol. 15, pp. 464-477, Stellenbosse regstydskrif / Stellenbosch law review, Lansdowne, South Africa, C1-1

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Exodus of 'mineral rights' from the South African Mineral Law

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2004), Vol. 22, pp. 218-235, Journal of energy and natural resources law, London, England, C1-1

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2003

Saving the pieces of the mineral law system : keeping the baby and the bathwater

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2003), Vol. 24, pp. 46-64, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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Sale of (unsevered) sand : the sandman and the tax (wo)man

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, L N Skelton

(2003), Vol. 24, pp. 253-261, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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Revisiting the transitional arrangements of The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 and the Constitutional Property clause : an analysis in two parts (part 1)

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst, Hanri Mostert

(2003), Vol. 14, pp. 377-400, Stellenbosse regstydskrif / Stellenbosch law review, Lansdowne, South Africa, C1-1

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Closure of prospecting rights, mining rights and mineral rights in terms of apartheid legislation

A/Prof Pieter Badenhorst

(2003), Vol. 24, pp. 333-343, Obiter, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, C1-1

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