Land Reform

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

Deeds Registration to Go Electronic

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

An electronic system for deeds registration is on the cards.

The rural development and land reform minister, Gugile Nkwinti, announced during his budget vote speech that the Electronic Deeds Registration Bill will be tabled in parliament in 2014.

According to the minister, the bill will create “universal, countrywide access to deeds registration and cadastral or Surveyor-General’s services”.

Property Valuer Office on Track

The Presidency

Proposed legislation designed to set up the office of the valuer-general has been signed into law.

The Property Valuation Bill was passed by parliament at the end of March 2014.

Nominees Called for Geomatics Council

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

Nominees for members of the South African Geomatics Council have been invited in terms of the Geomatics Profession Act (2013) which was signed by President Jacob Zuma on 9 December last year.

This new council will facilitate accessibility to the geomatics profession which collects and assesses geographic information to be applied in the efficient administration of land, sea and structures.