28 June 2018Recommended apportionment of fees between practitioners in KwaZulu-Natal for conveyancing and notarial practice for instructions received on or after 1 July 2018.
19 July 2018All zoning decisions lie within the competence of the municipality, therefore building plan approvals are not reviewable by the National Building Regulations Review Board.
19 July 2018The 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.
08 August 2018Chief Registrar’s Circular No. 5 of 2018: Commencement of the amended Regulations to the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986.
30 August 2018Pretoria Registrar's Circular Nos. 6 and 7 of 2018: To provide guidance for dealing with incorrect lodgement covers and Roman linking of batches of deeds respectively.
20 September 2018A valuable guide which contains tables that are compiled in accordance with the national guidelines recommended by the Law Society of South Africa.
25 October 2018Chapters have been updated to reflect the salient features of the Regulations and Rules and a new chapter by Lizelle Kilbourn has been added for conveyancers and notaries.
01 November 2018eThekwini Municipality v Mounthaven (Pty) Ltd: Registering a re-transfer clause in a deed of transfer at the deeds registry does not change the fact that it remains a personal right.
08 November 2018Pretoria Registrar's Circular No. 8 of 2018: To provide guidance to examiners and conveyancers on de-linking of deeds at prep.
12 January 2017Jack Crook discusses a recent case which highlights the risks associated with not building on your plot in a development within the time limit specified.