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Title Deed

Can you dispose of your Immoveable Property if you are no longer in possession of the original Title Deed?

Introduction In South Africa, Immoveable property may not be transferred to another party unless the original Title Deed is lodged with the Registrar of Deeds.Now what happens if the Title Deed has been lost or destroyed due to circumstances beyond control? In terms of Regulation 68(1) of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937, the […]

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work permit

Being in possession of a valid work permit- is it an operational requirement?

Introduction                                                                                                               […]

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Voluntary Association and NPC

Voluntary Associations and Non-Profit Companies-what are the differences?

Introduction What is the difference between a Non-Profit Company and a Voluntary Association? This article will explore what is formally required for both, and when may  one be more suitable than the other. While both are not for profit entities, and at face value may appear extremely similar, there are several key distinctions. Overview Section […]

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Antenuptial Contract

Can foreigners enter into an Antenuptial Contract in South Africa?

Introduction Today, many South Africans are leaving the country and often find love whilst abroad. It has also become quite common for South Africans to decide to come back home to tie the knot and make it official in the presence of their loved ones and close friends. Since Antenuptial Contracts are essential documents that, […]

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BBBEE Compliance: The Construction Sector Code – What you need to know

Introduction In October 2013, the revised Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (“Generic BBBEE Codes” or “Codes”) Codes were gazetted by the Minister of Trade and Industry (DTI). In April 2015 these (new) Codes came into operation (“new codes”) thereby replacing the existing BBBEE Codes of Good Practice (“old codes”). The Construction Codes became effective about a […]

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