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The appellant (as plaintiff) instituted this action against the respondent (as defendant) for an alleged breach of the contract entered into by the parties.

Environmental law — Application to have a marine phosphate mining licence declared as having lapsed — Locus standi of applicants – All members of the fishing industry — Applicants feeling aggrieved that their fishing rights and interests in the fishing industry are threatened by the mining licence - the case they brought entails environmental issues – A

Practice - Review - High Court Act 16 of 1990, s 20 - Of magistrates' court decision - Applicants are Senior Counsel practising in South Africa - Counsel appearing in court in respect of one matter for clients on the strength of s 85 (2)- Certificates issued by the Honourable Chief Justice in terms of the Legal Practitioners Act 15 of 1995, s 85 - Applicants arrested, tried, convicted and sentenced for the crime of being prohibited immigrants in terms of Act 7 of 1993, ss 29 (5) and s 39 (1) and (2) (h) - Court finding that applicants were not prohibited immigrants nor could they have been treated as such in terms of Act 7 of 1993 - Applicants’ arrest was, therefore, unlawful and so they