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Michalsons Attorneys
The Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture recommends compulsory disclosures about land ownership. A declaration process similar to FICA would be used.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The African National Congress ("ANC") held its first ever Land Summit ("Summit") over the weekend of 19 and 20 May 2018.
Herbert Smith Freehills
There has been much discussion, debate and commentary over the past couple of months on the motion adopted by the South African Parliament on 27 February 2018, in relation to the expropriation of land without the payment of compensation.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A distinction must be drawn between trespassers and unlawful occupiers. Trespassers are persons that have accessed land without the permission of the land owner or person in control of the land.
Dentons
During his maiden State of the Nation address, South Africa's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, stated that the implementation of a land redistribution programme involving expropriation without compensation is on the ruling party's agenda.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
The notes below are summaries of the most relevant of the practical provisions for estate agents and other property practitioners.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
If an individual owns land exceeding that limit, the government will buy the surplus land and redistribute it.
ENSafrica
Article 26 of the Ugandan Constitution enshrines the right to property and the protection from deprivation of property, subject only to the prompt payment of fair and adequate compensation...
ENSafrica
Section 3(e)(i) of the Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act provides that agricultural land shall not be sold or advertised unless the Minister has consented to it in writing.
Garlicke & Bousfield Inc.
Joint owners of a piece or pieces of land may want, or need, to redistribute the land among themselves and so become individual owners of a defined portion of that land (or of a sectional title unit) in their own names.
Cox Yeats
The Government is embarking on significant new initiatives to advance land reform.
ENSafrica
Title to real property in South Africa vests in the landowner and not the state, and there is a comprehensive legal framework for the ownership and transfer or real estate, which is established under statute.
ENSafrica
South Africa has an efficient system of registration of title to land, based on a land survey system.
Cox Yeats
On 31 August 2011, the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform tabled the Green Paper on Land Reform.
ENSafrica
Traditionally, land use planning law has received relatively less attention in relation to the suite of environmental and development related authorisations required for development activities.
AMC HUNTER INC
The purchase and sale of property in South Africa is governed in terms of our common law.
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