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Extension of Security of Tenure Act, No. 62 of 1997

Long title


To provide for measures with State assistance to facilitate long-term security of land tenure; to regulate the conditions of residence on certain land; to regulate the conditions on and circumstances under which the right of persons to reside on land may be terminated; and to regulate the conditions and circumstances under which persons, whose right of residence has been terminated, may be evicted from land; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
1. Definitions
2. Application and implementation of Act
3. Consent to reside on land

CHAPTER II. MEASURES TO FACILITATE LONG-TERM SECURITY OF TENURE FOR OCCUPIERS
4. Tenure grants [...Title amended by Act 2018_002_002(a)_20181120 - was entitled "Subsidies"]

CHAPTER III. RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF OCCUPIERS AND OWNERS
5. Fundamental rights
6. Rights and duties of occupier
7. Rights and duties of owner

CHAPTER IV. TERMINATION OF RIGHT OF RESIDENCE AND EVICTION
8. Termination of right of residence
9. Limitation on eviction
10. Order for eviction of person who was occupier on 4 February 1997
11. Order for eviction of person who becomes occupier after 4 February 1997
12. Further provisions regarding eviction
13. Effect of order for eviction
14. Restoration of residence and use of land and payment of damages
15. Urgent proceedings for eviction
CHAPTER IVA. LAND RIGHTS MANAGEMENT BOARD [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]
15AEstablishment of Board [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]
15B.Compositoin of Board [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]
15C.Functions of Board [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]
15D.Remuneration of members of Board [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]
15E.Disqualification from membership [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]
15F.Vacation and removal from office [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]
15G.Support to and reports by Board [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]
15H.Land Rights Management Committee [... inserted by Act 2018_002_008_20181120]

CHAPTER V. DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND COURTS
16. Pending proceedings
17. Choice of court
18. Powers of court
19. Magistrates’ courts
20. Land Claims Court
21. Mediation
22. Arbitration
23. Offences

CHAPTER VI. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
24. Subsequent owners
25. Legal status of agreements
26. Expropriation Act
27. Trespass Act, 1959
28. Regulations and guidelines
29. Amendment of laws
30. Short title
Sch. SCHEDULE. LAWS AMENDED (SECTION 29) [s29]

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