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Land Affairs General Amendment Act, No. 61 of 1998

Long title


To amend the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act, 1991, so as to make the Act applicable throughout the Republic; to amend the Restitution of Land Rights Act, 1994, so as to provide for the secondment of officers to the Land Claims Commission; to further regulate mediation and negotiation; and to extend the cases in respect of which money may be granted for the development of land; to amend the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, 1996, so as to authorise the Land Claims Court to determine whether a person is a labour tenant or not; to amend the Communal Property Associations Act, 1996, so as to make further provision for delegation; to amend the Interim Protection of Informal Land Rights Act, 1996, so as to authorise the Minister of Land Affairs to extend the application of the provisions of that Act; to amend the Land Survey Act, 1997, so as to rectify a difference between the English and Afrikaans texts; and to make provision for the division of survey related responsibilities between the Chief Surveyor-General and the Chief Director: Surveys and Mapping; to amend the Extension of Security of Tenure Act, 1997, so as to extend the definition of ‘‘court’’ also to include a Special Tribunal established under section 2 of the Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, 1996; and to regulate the powers of a Special Tribunal and a Special Investigating Unit in relation to this Act; and to rectify differences between the English and Afrikaans texts; and to effect certain textual improvements; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1.  Insertion of section 25A in Act 112 of 1991 
2.  Substitution of section 8 of Act 22 of 1994
3.  Amendment of section 35A of Act 22 of 1994...
4.  Amendment of section 42C of Act 22 of 1994...
5.  Amendment of section 33 of Act 3 of 1996...
6.  Amendment of section 15 of Act 28 of 1996
7.  Amendment of section 5 of Act 31 of 1996
8.  Amendment of section 1 of Act 8 of 1997
9.  Amendment of section 2 of Act 8 of 1997
10.  Insertion of section 2A in Act 8 of 1997
11.  Amendment of section 3 of Act 8 of 1997
12.  Insertion of section 3A in Act 8 of 1997
13.  Amendment of section 6 of Act 8 of 1997
14.  Amendment of section 8 of Act 8 of 1997
15.  Amendment of section 10 of Act 8 of 1997
16.  Amendment of section 42 of Act 8 of 1997
17.  Amendment of section 45 of Act 8 of 1997
18.  Amendment of section 50 of Act 8 of 1997
19.  Substitution of words ‘‘Chief Surveyor-General’’ in Act 8 of 1997
20. Amendment of section 1 of Act 62 of 1997
21.  Amendment of section 4 of Act 62 of 1997
22.  Amendment of section 7 of Act 62 of 1997
23.  Amendment of section 8 of Act 62 of 1997
24.  Amendment of section 10 of Act 62 of 1997
25.  Amendment of section 11 of Act 62 of 1997
26.  Amendment of section 15 of Act 62 of 1997
27.  Amendment of section 17 of Act 62 of 1997
28.  Amendment of section 19 of Act 62 of 1997
29. Amendment of section 20 of Act 62 of 1997
30. Amendment of section 23 of Act 62 of 1997
31. Short title

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