Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
Sectional Titles Act Regulations have been amended.
The rural development and land reform department published the amendments in Government Gazette 41798.
A new regulation is inserted.
Regulation 15A focuses on the amendment or withdrawal of unregistered sectional plan.
Sectional plans can only be amended prior to registration by the Surveyor-General.
The amendments also stipulate that a draft sectional plan can only be amended and initialled by the land surveyor or architect who prepared such a plan.
Sectional plans can also be withdrawn prior to the registration thereof by the Surveyor-General at the written request of the architect or land surveyor concerned or the owner of the land.
A new form D on Sectional Title File is added to the regulations.
The amendments come into effect one month from the date of publication.