Anél du Plessis
Acting Director Research
+27 18 299 1924
+27 18 293 5396
Potchefstroom Campus, Main Building F5, Office 104
BA (Law, PU for CHE) 2001; LLB (PU for CHE) 2003; LLM (NWU) 2004; LLD (NWU) 2009.
Environmental Law, Local Government Law, Constitutional Law, Environmental Rights, Environmental governance, Human rights law, Administrative law.
Recently Publications in Law Journals: Du Plessis A & Alberts R “Cooperative environmental governance: At the coalface of sustainable infrastructure development in South Africa” 2014 Southern African Public Law 441-468; Du Plessis A & Van Der Berg A “RA Le Sueur v eThekwini Municipality 2013 JDR 0178 (KZP): An Environmental Law Reading" 2014 Stellenbosch Law Review 25(3):580-594; Du Plessis, A "Climate Change, Public Trusteeship and the Tomorrows of the Unborn" South African Journal on Human Rights 2015 31(2) 269-293. Books and chapters in books: Du Plessis AA & Nel JG “An introduction” in Du Plessis A (ed), Environmental Law and Local Government in South Africa (Cape Town Juta 2015) 3-37; Du Plessis AA, Nel JG & Retief FP “Key elements for municipal action” in Du Plessis A (ed), Environmental Law and Local Government in South Africa (Cape Town Juta 2015) 41-90; Nel JG, Du Plessis W & Du Plessis AA “Instrumentation for local environmental governance” in Du Plessis A (ed), Environmental Law and Local Government in South Africa (Cape Town Juta 2015) 91-166.