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Land Affairs General Amendment Act, No. 61 of 1998
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.
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