Land Reform

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

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.

Reference Group to Drive Khoi Land Restitution

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

A reference group is to be set up to drive the restitution of land to the Khoi and San communities.

In a statement, the rural development and land reform department confirmed that the group will consist of representatives of organisations focused on land-related matters, non-governmental organisations, the youth, representatives of rural women, organised agriculture and communities.