Land Reform

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Rural Development and Land Reform.

Select Committee to Review Property Valuation Bill

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

The select committee on land and environmental affairs in the National Council of Provinces was briefed today on the Property Valuation Bill.

The bill aims to provide for the regulation of the valuation of property that has been identified for land reform as well as property identified for acquisition or disposal by a department.

Land Restitution Bill Passed by National Assembly

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

The Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill which extends the date for lodging claims for restitution until 31 December 2018 was passed by the National Assembly yesterday.

Public consultations on the bill have been held across the country since last November to allow interested persons and stakeholders to make comments and inputs on the reopening of the land claims process that closed in December 1998.

SAQA Designates Quantity Surveying Qualification

South African Qualifications Authority

Public comment has been invited on the proposed designation of a quantity surveying qualification and the recognition of the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) as an accrediting body.

The Professional Quantity Surveyor (PrQS) qualification will be designated on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).