In terms of the City Council’s By-Laws, an owner of immovable property must be in possession of approved updated Building plans for the property.  An owner must be able to deliver such plans to a purchaser when requested to do so. The fact that the Deed of Sale does not stipulate that the Seller will…

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Were you at the wrong place at the wrong time and have been arrested unlawfully? And now you want to claim damages! In the COVID-19 pandemic, unfortunately the police are over reaching their authority and must, ultimately, be held accountable for their actions. An arrest is unlawful if the police officer has made the arrest…

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In terms of the Health and Safety Act, an owner of a property must be in possession of a valid Certificate of Electrical compliance in respect of the wiring of the property. An issued certificate is valid for as long as no changes has been made to the wiring, connections or plugs.  However, when a…

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Shortly after President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of disaster on Sunday, further restrictions in the bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 were put in place. Using powers conferred upon government in terms of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002, the state has implemented far reaching laws which will affect several industries…

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South Africa’s Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, delivered the National Budget Speech on 26 February 2020. His speech was broadly welcomed by the real estate sector, especially Minister Mboweni’s announcement that no transfer duty will be payable on the purchase of property valued at R1 million and under. The previous threshold was R900 000 and was…

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