Chief Registrar’s Circular No. 5 of 2018: Commencement of the amended Regulations to the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986.
All zoning decisions lie within the competence of the municipality, therefore building plan approvals are not reviewable by the National Building Regulations Review Board.
The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice by Allen West is now available as an eBook and in an Online format in addition to the print version.
The Conveyancing Tables have been updated to reflect the recent changes to Deeds Office Fees which come into effect on the 01 July 2018.
Recommended apportionment of fees between practitioners in KwaZulu-Natal for conveyancing and notarial practice for instructions received on or after 1 July 2018.
Pretoria Registrar's Circular Nos. 4 and 5 2018: Dealing with diagrams of servitudes; and with the Municipal planning by-law spreadsheet respectively.
The Conveyancing Tables have been updated to reflect the changes to the Recommended Guideline of Fees for conveyancing which came into effect on 01 June 2018.
Government Gazette No. 41669, Notice No. R. 557, of 31 May 2018 sees a new Schedule of Fees of Office for Deeds Registries coming into effect on the 1st of July.
In a recent court case the Registrar of Deeds was held liable for damages for negligently transferring immovable property when the deeds ought to have been rejected.