Lodgement of rates clearance certificates in terms of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act No 32 of 2000 and withdrawal of Chief Registrar’s Circular No. 1 of 2014
Pending further consultation with officials from the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), the South African Local Government Association, and members of the Law Society of South Africa. Chief Registrar’s Circular No. 1 of 2014 is hereby withdrawn.
A joint circular by COGTA and the Chief Registrar of Deeds will be issued to deal with the matter.