Property Law: The newly published e-Deeds Bill: the dawn of modern conveyancing
The Minister for Rural Development and Land Reform recently published the Deeds Registries Amendment Bill, 2016 for public comment.
At the same time, the Department also published an informative memorandum on the object of the Bill, which is reproduced as follows:
MEMORANDUM ON THE OBJECTS OF THE DEEDS REGISTRIES AMENDMENT BILL, 2016
1 BACKGROUND 1.1 Security of title in South Africa is not explicitly guaranteed by statute, but flows from the unique deeds registration system which is based on specific responsibilities (assigned by the Deeds Registries Act, 1937 (Act No... Read More