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A fact or a fallacy?

Audrey Gwangwa considers whether it is a fact or a fallacy that the South African deeds registration system, one of the best in the world, still guarantees security of title.

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Beware of the 'Ides' - II

John Christie offers further insights and reminds practitioners that applications to Court also have to comply with the provisions of section 56 of the Sectional Titles Act.

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Consolidation confusion

Allen West clarifies the practice around the necessity for a lodgement of a consent by the City of Tshwane for the registration of a certificate of consolidated title.

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Section 88 of the DRA

Audrey Gwangwa gives a practical guide to practitioners for postnuptial notarial contracts executed in terms of section 88 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937.

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Beware of the 'Ides'

Audrey Gwangwa emphasises that practitioners must be aware that applications to Court have to comply with the provisions of Section 97 of the Deeds Registries Act. 

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Fraudulent KZN transactions

The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society has issued an urgent warning to all conveyancers about a series of fraudulent transactions involving the registration of provincial land.

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Section 88 - Practical ramifications

Audrey Gwangwa discusses the practical ramifications in applying section 88 of the Deeds Registries Act vis-a-vis section 21 of the Matrimonial Property Act.

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Beware of fraudulent spam email

Conveyancers must be aware of incidents involving fraudulent spam emails purporting to come from WinDeed (an Offer to Purchase and a Deeds Office document copy).

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Proof of valid customary marriages

Allen West suggests a solution to problems which arise when Deeds Offices insist on a registration certificate or order of court to prove the validity of a customary marriage.