Law Reports New

Legitimate expectations

Application of the legitimate expectations test: when sufficient derogation in value will disqualify a building application under s 7(1) of the Building Standards Act.

General New

POA question

A question about  the High Court rules for a proper signature of Powers of Attorney for acceptance in a deeds registry (both in South Africa and Namibia). 

Registrar's Circulars New

Pretoria Registrar's Circular 02/2019

Pretoria Registrar's Circular No. 2 of 2019: To provide clarity regarding the procedure to be followed for the establishment of townships.

Property24 New

Property 24/10 - 444

This week on Why property markets slow before elections; commercial property disruptors; and how traffic is changing cape Town property buying.

Web Bytes New

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This week: Price and service transparency's importance; the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund warns about a recent legal scam; and more of the same for house prices.


Property 24/10 - 443

This week on Tips to avoid costly property transfer delays; finding the right rental property; and how bond originators can help getting one a loan.


Property Practitioners Bill Commentary - 5

In the final instalment of this series Deon Welz discusses property practitioners and consumer protection and concludes with a number of salient observations.

Tables of Costs

Schedule of Fees - April 2019

Government Regulation Gazette No. 42262, Notice No. R. 283, of 28 February 2019 sees a new Schedule of Fees of Office for Deeds Registries coming into effect on the 1st of April.


Trust citation

A question has been asked about the citation of a Notarial Deed and Deed of Transfer, wherein the Trust was cited without any reference to resolutions being made.

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This week: Getting out of paying HOA fines; business owners should hold off on expanding spaces; and Legal Practice Council Provincial Elections have started.