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Alienation of Land Act, No. 68 of 1981

Long title


To regulate the alienation of land in certain circumstances and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents


SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
CHAPTER I. FORMALITIES IN RESPECT OF DEEDS OF ALIENATION
2. Formalities in respect of alienation of land
3. Application of Act to sales of land by public auction
CHAPTER II. SALE OF LAND ON INSTALMENTS
4. Application of Chapter
5. Language in which contract shall be drawn up
6. Contents of contract
7. Sale of land encumbered by mortgage bond
8. Sale of land by intermediary
9. Disclosure to purchaser of release figure in respect of land encumbered by mortgage bond
10. Certificates and information to be furnished by intermediaries and owners
11. Purchaser or remote purchaser may fulfil obligations of owner or intermediary
12. Calculation of interest and limitation of amount recoverable from purchaser
13. Copy of contract to purchaser and default of seller to furnish copy
14. Cession of right to, and authority to collect, periodical income
15. Invalidity of certain provisions
16. Statements of account
17. Right of purchaser to accelerate payments and claim transfer of land
18. Transfer of land to remote purchaser
19. Limitation of right of seller to take action
20. Recording of contract
21. Purchaser to be notified to take transfer of land when such land is attached or the owner becomes an insolvent
22. Transfer of land to purchaser when such land is attached or the owner becomes an insolvent
23. Addresses of purchaser and seller
24. Relief that court may grant in respect of contracts
25. Evidence
CHAPTER III. GENERAL PROVISIONS
26. Restriction on the receipt of consideration by virtue of certain deeds of alienation
27. Rights of purchaser who has partially paid the purchase price of land
28. Consequences of deeds of alienation which are void or are terminated
29. Waiver of rights or powers by purchaser
29A. Purchaser's right to revoke offer or terminate deed of alienation
30. Restriction of liability
31. Regulations
32. Application of Act to existing deeds of alienation
33. Application of Act 73 of 1968
34. Repeal of laws
35. Short title and commencement
 
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