RD&LR

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

NO. R.153 March 2021

DEEDS REGISTRIES ACT, 1937 {ACT No. 47 OF 10937): AMENDMENT OF REGULATIONS 

In terms of section (9) of the Needs Registries Act, 1937 (Act No. 47 of 1937), |, Angela Thokozile Didiza, Minister for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, hereby approves the regulations contained In the Schedule as made by the Deeds Registries Regulations Board under Section 10 of the said Act. The Regulations will come into operation one month from the date of publication here of In the Gazette.

ANGEL THOKOZILE DIDIZA
MINISTER AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

SCHEDULE

  1. In this Schedule “the Regulations” means-the regulations promulgated by Government Notice No. R. 474 of 29 March 1963, as amended.
  2. The schedule of Fees of Office as prescribed by regulations 64 and 86 of the Regulations Is hereby substituted for the following Schedule:

SCHEDULE OF FEES OF OFFICE
(Prescribed by regulation 84)

1 For the registration of:

a. A transfer of which the purchase price plus any additional consideration (If any) for such acquisition / the fair value of properly, whichever Is the greater ~

does not exceed R100 000 – R41.00

exceeds R100 060 but does not exceed R200 000 – R90.00

exceeds R200 000 but does not exceed R300 000 – R567.00

exceeds R300 000 but does not exceed R600 000 – R707.00

exceeds R600 000 but does not exceed R 800 000 – R995.00

exceeds R 800 000 but does not exceed R1 000 000 – R4 142.00

exceeds R1 000 000 but does not exceed R2 000 000 – R7 283.00

exceeds R2 000 000 but does not exceed R4 000 600 – R1 778.00

exceeds R4 000 000 but does not exceed R6 000 000 – R2 157.00

exceeds R6 000 000 but does not exceed R8 000 000 – R2 668.00

exceeds R8 000 000 but does not exceed R10 000 000 – R3 002.00

exceeds R10 000 000 but does not exceed R15 000 000 – R3 573.00

exceeds R15 000 000 but does not exceed R20 000 000 – R4 292.00

exceeds R20 000 000 – R5 717.00

A bond of which the capital amount —

does not exceed R150 000 – R438.00

exceeds R150 000 but does not exceed R300 000 – R567.00

exceeds R300 000 but does not exceed R600 000 – R707.00

exceeds R600 000 but does not exceed R 800 000 – R995.00

exceeds R 800 000 but does not exceed R1 000 000 – R1 142.00

exceeds R1 000 000 but does not exceed R2 000 000 – R4 283.00

exceeds R2 000 000 but does not exceed R4 000 000 – R1 778.00

exceeds R4 000 000 but does not exceed R6 000 000 – R2 157.00

exceeds R6 000 000 but does not exceed R8 000 000 – R2 568.00

exceeds R8 000 000 but does not exceed R10 000 000 – R3 002.00

exceeds R10 000 000 but does not exceed R15 000 000 – R3 573.00

exceeds R15 000 000 but does not exceed R20 000 000 – R4 292.00

exceeds R20 000 000 but does not exceed R30 000 000 – R5 002.00

exceeds R30 000 000 – R7 147.00

(c) A cancellation of, or release of a person or property from the operation of a registered mortgage or notarial bond, and an application in terms of section 4(1)(b) of the Act – R133.00

(d) Any other registration or annotation in registers or records, including certificates of title and all other registrations which are not exempted by a law or where no purchase price is involved – R371.00

(e) Withdrawal of deed/document lodged or registration (only for account holder requesting such withdrawal and regardless of number of deeds/ documents in the batch) – R210.00

2  For a certificate or an affidavit by a registrar of any fact – R109.00

3

(a) For a report/supplementary report to Court made by a registrar in terms of section 97 of the Act – R548.00

(b) For a report/supplementary report to Court unilaterally made by a registrar in terms – R0.00

4

(a) For a copy obtained through any other electronic system or issued by a registrar in terms of regulations 66, 67 and 70 of

I. Deed – R82.00 per copy

II. Document – R15.00 per page

(b) For the application and the issuing of a certified copy of a deed in terms of regulation 68(1) 488.00 per copy

(c) For the keeping of a client’s copy of a deed, on approval and at discretion of the registrar 385.00 per copy per year or part thereof

5. 

(a) For an enquiry relating to a person, property or deed – R15.00

(b) For a deeds office tracking system enquiry – R15.00

(c) For information regarding the daily transfer of property – R15.00 per property

{d) For the supply of registration information in respect of a series of properties – R15.00 per property

(e) For the supply of an alphabetical list, in electronic format, containing the names of all the townships, or sectional title schemes, or allotment areas, or agricultural holdings, or farms, in a registration office – R228.00 per list

(f} For viewing a deed or document through any electronic system – R15.00 per deed or document

{g} For any unattended continuous search for information including the taking of notes, photographs or voice recordings, for every 30 minutes or part thereof – R22.00

(h) For any enquiry not specially provided for, a fee to be fixed by the registrar, provided the minimum fee shall be – R15.00

{i) For Statistical and Analytical reports consisting of the following records:
Number/ Range of Property Records read to produce report

(i) 1 to 5 000 – R1 262.00

(ii) 6 001 to 10 000 – R2 419.00

(iii) 10 001 to 100 000 – R3 682.00

(iv) 100 001 to 1 000 000 – R5 260.00

(v) 1 000 001 to 10 000 000 – R7 364.00

(vi) More than 10 000 000 – R10 520, 00

6. For transmitting any certificate, deed, document or any other information by using fax or any other electronic media – R15.00 per page

7. (a) For registering as a DeedsWeb user a non-refundable administration fee of R171.00

{b) For reconnecting a DeedsWeb user whose service has been suspended because of outstanding debts – R228.00

(c} For subscribing as DeedsWeb user – R15.00 per month

8. For any information, copy or other service referred to in this Schedule, other than the per item registration of deeds and documents, which may be required by the Accounting Officer of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development or her or his delegate, for her or his official purposes. – R0.00 per item

EXEMPTIONS

No fees shall be levied by a registrar in respect of the performance of any act prescribed in section 3(1)(w) of the Act.

Schedule of Fees of Office amended by Government Notice No. R. 1105 of 8 July 1966, by Government Notice No. R. 1077 of 27 July 1969 and by Government Notice No. R. 2578 of 29 December 1978, substituted by Government Notice No. R. 359 of 26 February 1982 and by Government Notice No. R. 628 of 30 March 1984, amended by Government Notice No. R. 1195 of 30 May 1985 and substituted by Government Notice No. R. 1658 of 30 September 1994 (as corrected by Notice No. 1128 of 14 October 1994), and substituted by Government Notice No. R. 946 of 11 July 1997 and by Government Notice No R.740 of 22 May 1998, amended by Government Notice No R.906 of 3 July 1998 and substituted by Government Notice No. R20444 of 19 February 1999, by Government Notice No. R193 of 25 February 2000, by Government Notice No. R.208 of 28 February 2001, by Government Notice No. R.308 of 28 February 2003, by Government Notice No. R.1115 of 1 October 2004 by Government Notice No. R.1031 of 26 September 2008, by Government Notice No, R198 of 27 February 2009, by Government Notice No. R659 of 2 August 2010, by Government Notice No. R166 of 29 February 2012, by Government Notice No. R241 of 2 April 2013, by Government Notice No. R269 of 31 March 2015, by Government Notice No. R200 of 29 February 2016, by Government Notice No. R175 of 28 February 2017, by Government Notice No. R557 of 31 May 2018, by Government Notice No. R283 of 28 February 2019 and by Government Notice No. 11 of 28 February 2020.

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