22 March 2018Pretoria RCs No 1 and 2 of 2018: clarity regarding the establishment of townships and how to deal with the incorrect spelling of Township names respectively.
05 April 2018Chief Registrar's Circular No. 1 of 2018: Inter vivos trusts - To create uniformity for the use of suffixes to identify High Court Master's offices.
05 April 2018The Conveyancing Tables have been updated to reflect the increase in Vat by 1% from 14 to 15% which came into effect on 01 April 2018.
26 April 2018Chief Registrar's Circular No. 2 of 2018: Lodgement of Rates Clearance Certificates - calculation of period when certificates are valid for longer than 60 days.
10 May 2018Chief Registrar's Circular No. 3 of 2018: To more clearly set out transfer of land provisions and their application ito The Restitution of Land Rights Act, 1994.
17 May 2018Chief Registrar's Circular No. 4 of 2018: Lodgement of Certificates - CRC 02/2018 withdrawn and substituted, but only the implementation date has changed - to 02 July.
24 May 2018The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) recently published new Conveyancing Fee Guidelines which apply to instructions received as from 1 June 2018.
25 May 2018In a recent court case the Registrar of Deeds was held liable for damages for negligently transferring immovable property when the deeds ought to have been rejected.
07 June 2018Government Gazette No. 41669, Notice No. R. 557, of 31 May 2018 sees a new Schedule of Fees of Office for Deeds Registries coming into effect on the 1st of July.
07 June 2018The Conveyancing Tables have been updated to reflect the changes to the Recommended Guideline of Fees for conveyancing which came into effect on 01 June 2018.