The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Gauteng Law Council, Pretoria and Johannesburg Attorneys Association recently met with delegates from the SA Revenue Service (SARS) to discuss the delays in the issue of transfer duty receipts.
The Pretoria Deeds Registry has implemented a Planning By-Law spreadsheet pertaining to the application of the registration procedures relating to the Municipal Land Use Management By-laws. As a result it became necessary to withdraw the circular which is inconsistent with the said spreadsheet ...
The purpose of this communique is to give a status report regarding the demarcation of boundaries of the Johannesburg and Pretoria deeds registries, which is part of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform’s Realignment of Deeds Registries’ Areas of Jurisdiction to Provincial Boundaries Programme.
The legal fraternity in Pretoria is up in arms over proposed plans by the government to change the demarcation of the Pretoria and Johannesburg deeds offices - a move it believes will lead to the closure of firms in the capital city and a loss of jobs.