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The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice - Second Edition (2021)
20 Sep 2021 2:00 pm by John de Villiers
The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice by Allen West has just been published in its second edition and is available as an eBook and in an Online format in addition to the print version.
Publisher: LexisNexis South Africa
Author: West, AS
Price: R931.50 (incl Vat)
Price: R931.50 (incl Vat)
Price: R838.35 (incl Vat)
The Practitioners' Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice by Allen West is the only comprehensive and up to date treatise on the practice and procedure governing the registration of deeds and documents at the Deeds Registry.
The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice covers the important aspects of conveyancing and notarial practice.
In view of the provisions of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937, which places a duty on the Registrar to apply the directives issued by the Chief Registrar of Deeds, this publication is an invaluable and authoritative source when drafting deeds and documents.
The author provides a comprehensive exposition of how to describe parties in deeds and documents, as well as an explanation on how to draft extending clauses and causa for estate transfers in addition to other types of transactions. The chapter on estate transfers is an invaluable guide as it covers each type of estate transaction, providing a comprehensive set of documents that need to be lodged with a specific estate transfer. The author provides examples of how the causa must be drafted with a list of the supporting documents that need to be lodged for estates administrated in terms of the Black Administration Act 38 of 1927. The publication includes a chapter on customary marriages which will assist practitioners who have to advise on their clients' marital status.
The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice also covers Conference Resolutions, SPLUMA, the Sectional Titles Management Act and the latest Chief Registrars Circulars.
This publication is a must for all conveyancers, estate agents, paralegals, conveyancing typists as well as candidates who anticipate writing the conveyancing or notarial admittance examinations.
The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice 2nd Ed is available for purchase from the LexisNexis online bookstore https://store.lexisnexis.co.za/categories/law/property-law-360/the-practitioners-guide-to-conveyancing-and-notarial-practice-2nd-edition-skuZASKUPG5601
Table of Contents
An overview of the deeds registration system and deeds registries in South Africa
The contract of sale and matters related to sale of land
How ownership in land is conveyed from one person to another and the analysis of the conventional deed of transfer
The conveyancer and notary and their responsibilities
Deeds to follow sequence of their relative causes
Identification of parties in deeds and documents tendered for registration or execution at a deed registry
Description of parties in the preamble and vesting clause of deeds and documents
Contractual capacity of the transferor
Agency and powers of attorney
Various causae of the deed of transfer
Personal and praedial servitudes in terms of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937
Restrictive title deed conditions
Interdicts and forced sales
Subdivisional and partition transfers of land
An overview of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013
Sundry applications in terms of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 and the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965
Opening of township register
Certificates of title and substituted title deeds
The analysis of the conventional mortgage bond and notes on notarial bonds
Mortgage bonds and restrictive conditions
Miscellaneous registrations in respect of registered bonds
Expropriation transfers and related matters
Deeds of Transfer by virtue of an Order of Court
Notarial lease agreements over immovable property
The Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988
The Civil Unions Act 17 of 2006
Black Marriages: The past and the present
The recording and cancellation of a contract in terms of the Alienation of Land Act, 1981
The Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act 70 of 1970
The Land titles Adjustment Act 111 of 1993
Sectional title matters
Housing Development Schemes for Retired Persons Act 65 of 1988
Excisions and Incisions
Table of Cases
Table of Acts
Guidelines to prepare for the conveyancing examination