The Property Practitioners Bill is intended to repeal the current Estate Agency Affairs Act, 1976 (Act No. 112 of 1976)  Its objective is to respond to the changing market conditions which over the years increasingly saw the property transaction processes gaining momentum, importance and value.

As part of this law making activity, public participation hearings will be held across the country.  The process is promoting and encouraging an all inclusive and meaningful engagements that will assist the Department of Human Settlements in fulfilling its constitutional obligation, which requires that all interested parties or institutions that will be affected by the Bill must make or submit written comments.  

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Minister Bonginkosi Emmanuel Nzimande has published the Guidelines on Strategy and Priorities for the National Qualifications Framework 2017/18 in terms of Section 8 (2) (c) of the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008.

The guidelines give direction to the work of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and the Quality Councils for the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

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CSOS Practise Directive No 1 of 2017: Payment of Levies

The CSOS hereby issues Practise Directive No 1 of 2017, and issues in terms of section 36 of the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act, 2011 (Act No 9 of 2011). The objective of the Practise Directive is to provide a guideline on the process to be followed for the payment of CSOS levies and fees. For any enquiries please contact Ms Ndivhuo Rabuli on 010 593 0533 or alternatively

CSOS Practise Directive No 1 of 2017


Property Practitioners Bill

The publication of the Property Practitioners Bill, 2016, was approved in the Government Gazette for public comment. The Bill repeals the current Estate Agency Affairs Act, 1976 (Act No. 112 of 1976). “The Bill responds to the changing market conditions and dynamics, and strives to create an enabling environment to enhance economic activity within the … Read more