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Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Bill in the Pipeline


Parliament 21 August 2019 Parliament has called on the agriculture, land reform and rural development department to initiate work on a Draft Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment Bill. The…

Land Court Bill Under the Spotlight


The Presidency 16 August 2019 The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Land Reform has adopted the road-map for the development of the Land Court Bill. The presidency announced this in a…

State-Owned Land Identified for Land Restitution


Department of Public Works and Infrastructure 12 August 2019 100 land parcels of state-owned land have been earmarked for land restitution. The minister of public works and infrastructure, Patricia de…

Ad Hoc Committee on Section 25 to be Set Up


Parliament 26 July 2019 A multiparty ad hoc committee tasked with initiating and introducing legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution is to be set up. In a statement, parliament…

Meaningful Dialogue on Land Reform Highlighted


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 16 July 2019 Addressing the land question will require meaningful dialogue with land owners including farmers, companies and trusts. The agriculture, land…

Advisory Panel on Land Reform Draws Up Report


The Presidency 12 June 2019 The Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture has drafted its report and handed it to president Ramaphosa. The Advisory Panel was set up…

Western Cape Seeks Exemption on Land Use Rights


Department of Rural Development and Land Reform 6 June 2019 The Western Cape province has applied for exemption in terms of Section 55 of the Spatial Planning and Land Use…

Tariffs for Surveyors -General Published


Department of Rural Development and Land Reform 29 April 2019 Fees applicable to the Offices of the Chief Surveyor -General, Surveyors -General and Chief Directorate: National Geospatial Information have been…

Advisory Panel on Land Reform Report on Track


The Presidency 23 April 2019 The Presidential Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture has been given more time to complete its final report. The presidency confirmed this in…