Registrars Circular Deeds Office

New Procedure for Regulation 68 Application for Deeds Registered After 1 January 2020 –...

RE: Amended Regulation 68 as per GG No. 42813 dated 1 November 2019 All previous circulars relating to these...
New book the law of property

Essential reference to property law updated

Significant changes to South African property legislation make it necessary for legal practitioners specialising in this aspect of law to have access...
Allen West Conveyancing Update

Conveyancing News – What May Serve as Security Under a Notarial Bond?

 Must the movable assets be corporeal?  A notarial bond is defined in section 102 of the Deeds Registries...
eDRS

First part of the Electronic Deeds Registration Act is now in operation

Section 2 of the Electronic Deeds Registration Act 2 of 2019 comes into effect today. This is the first piece of the...
Pretoria Deeds Office

Pretoria Deeds Office Closure Times for December 2019

In terms of a meeting held between the Conveyancers and the Registrar of Deeds Pretoria, the following was decided.
Allen West Conveyancing Update

Conveyancing News – Notarial Tie Agreements

Introduction For time immemorial registrars of deeds have been registering notarial tie agreements which have the status of a...
Allen West Conveyancing Update

Conveyancing News – Massing and Adiation vis-à-vis Massing and Election

Introduction Uncertainty, from a conveyancing perspective, prevails with regard to massing and adiation, and massing and election. In this...
Allen West Conveyancing Update

Conveyancing News – Creation of Positive and Negative Personal Servitudes

Introduction From a conveyancing perspective it is very important to distinguish between positive and negative personal servitudes. The reason...
Allen West Conveyancing Update

Conveyancing Update – Confusion Surrounding the Substitution of a Debtor ito Sec 57 of...

A fair amount of legal debate surrounding the application and interpretation of the provisions of section 57 of the Deeds Registries Act...
Allen West Conveyancing Update

Conveyancing Update – Lapsing of a Real Right of Extension Which Has Been Subdivided

Section 25(4)(b) of the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986 (the Act) provides for the subdivision and cession of a real right...