GOVERNMENT NOTICE

GOVERNMENT NOTICE

 

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AFFAIRS

 

 

No. R 198                                                                                                                                27 February 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                  

DEEDS REGISTRIES ACT, 1937 (ACT No. 47 OF 1937)

 

AMENDMENT OF REGULATIONS

 

        Under section 9(9) of the Deeds Registries Act, 1937 (Act No. 47 of 1937), I, Lulama Xingwana, Minister for Agriculture and Land Affairs, approve of the regulations contained in the Schedule, made by the Deeds Registries Regulation Board under section 10 of the said Act.

 

        The regulations will come into operation one month from the date of publication of this Notice in the Gazette. (1 April 2009)

 

 

 

SCHEDULE

1. In this Schedule "the regulations" means the regulations published under Government Notice No. R. 474 of 29 March 1963 as amended.

2. The Schedule of Fees of Office as prescribed in regulations 84 en 86 of the regulations is hereby substituted by the following:

 

 

SCHEDULE OF FEES OF OFFICE

(Prescribed by regulation 84)

 

 

Item

R

1.     For a certificate by a registrar of any fact

30,00

2.     For a report to Court made by a registrar in terms of section 97 of the Act              

300,00

3.     (a) For a copy issued in a Deeds Registry in terms of regulations 66, 67, and 70 of a

 

   a deed.

30,00

per copy

a document

6,00

per page

(b). For the application and for issuing of a certified copy of a deed in terms of regulation 68(1)

300,00

per copy

(c).     For the keeping of a clients copy of a deed, on approval and at discretion of the registrar

225,00

per copy

per year or part thereof

4.     (a)           For an enquiry relating to a person, property or deed

6,00

(b)           For an information relating to a person, property or deed through any electronic means

 

4,00

(c).

    For any unattended continuous search for information for each hour of part thereof

 

20,00

(d).

    For any enquiry not specially provided for, a fee to be fixed by the registrar, provided the minimum fee shall be

 

6,00

(e).

    For obtaining an off-line computer print, disk, or other electronic means, in respect of a series of properties, and for information regarding the daily transfer of property acquired by electronic means;

 

400,00 for every 100 properties or part thereof

plus an administration fee of -

200,00

(f).

    For the issuing of an alphabetical list, in electronic or paper format, containing the names of all the townships, or sectional title schemes, or allotment areas, or agricultural holdings, or farms, in a registration office

 

150,00 per list

 

plus an administration fee of -

200,00

5.       For transmitting any certificate, deed, document or any other information by using fax or any other electronic media

4,00 per page

6. (a).

    For registering as a DeedsWeb user a registration fee of
     

 

100,00

(b).For reconnecting a DeedsWeb user whose service has been suspended because of outstanding debts     

150,00

7.For a list of erven in a township, or units in a sectional scheme, or portions of a farm, or holdings in an agricultural holding area, or erven in an allotment area, or any other similar list of registered properties

150,00 per list

8.For the registration of     

 

 

(a)           A transfer of land of which the purchase price -

 

(i).does not exceed R150 000   

70,00

(ii).exceeds R150 000 but does not exceed R300 000     

300,00

(iii).exceeds R300 000 but does not exceed R500 000

400,00

(iv). exceeds R500 000 but does not exceed R1 00 0000

500,00

(v). exceeds R1 000 000 but does not exceed R2 000 000 

600,00

(vi). exceeds R2 000 000 but does not exceed R3 000 000

800,00

(vii). exceeds R3 000 000 but does not exceed R 5 000 000 

1000,00

(viii).exceeds R5 000 000          

1200,00

(b)           A bond of which the amount

 

(i). does not exceed R150 000

260,00

(ii). exceeds R150 000 but does not exceed R300 000

300,00

(iii). exceeds R300 000 but does not exceed R500 000

400,00

(iv). exceeds R500 000 but does not exceed R1 000 000

500,00

(v). exceeds R1 000 000 but does not exceed R2 000 000

650,00

(vi). exceeds R2 000 000 but does not exceed R5 000 000

1000,00

(vii). exceeds R5 000 000

2000,00

(c).

    a Cancellation of, or release of a person or property from the operation of, a registered mortgage or notarial bond, and an application in terms of section 4(1)(b) of the Act

 

70,00

(d).

    Any other registration or annotation in registers or records, including certificates of title, and all other registrations which are not exempted by a law or where no purchase price is involved

 

110,00

9..

    For any information, copy or other service referred to in this schedule, other than the registration of deeds and documents, which may be required, for official purposes, by the Accounting Officer of the Department of Land Affairs, or her or his delegate, per item

 

0,00

 

 

 

 

EXEMPTIONS

 

        No fees shall be levied by a registrar in respect of the performance of any act prescribed in section 3(1)(w) of the Act.

 

        Schedule of Fees of Office amended by Government Notice No. R. 1105 of 8 July 1966, by Government Notice No. R. 1077 of 27 July 1969 and by Government Notice No. R. 2578 of 29 December 1978, substituted by Government Notice No. R. 359 of 26 February 1982 and by Government Notice No. R. 628 of 30 March 1984, amended by Government Notice No. R. 1195 of 30 May 1985 and substituted by Government Notice No. R. 1658 of 30 September 1994 (as corrected by Notice No. 1128 of 14 October 1994), and substituted by Government Notice No. R. 946 of 11 July 1997, substituted by Government Notice No R. 740 of 22 May 1998, substituted by Government Notice No R. 906 of 3 July 1998, substituted by Government Notice No. R204 of 19 February 1999, by Government Notice No. R.193 of 25 February 2000, by Government Notice No. R. 208 of 28 February 2001, by Government Notice No. R. 308 of 28 February 2003, by Government Notice No. R. 1115 of 1 October 2004 and by Government Notice No. R. 1031 of 26 September 2008.]

 




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