Natal Joint Municipal Pension Fund v Endumeni Municipality (920/2010) [2012] ZASCA 13; [2012] 2 All SA 262 (SCA); 2012 (4) SA 593 (SCA) (16 March 2012) per Wallis JA [unanimous].

SCA summary:

Pension Fund for municipal employees – payment of adjusted contribution by municipality – whether such contribution recoverable in terms of the proviso to regulation 1(xxi)(h) of the regulations governing the fund – proper approach to interpretation of documents – whether the proviso was valid in terms of s 12(1) of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 – whether the requirements for invoking the proviso were satisfied.

See also an earlier post: Statutory interpretation: SCA approach and exceptions