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.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION HEARINGS DATES AND VENUES
All the public hearings will start at 10:00
Northern Cape, 20 June 2017 – Kimberley: Garden Court, 120 Du Toitspan Road
Free State, 21 June 2017 – Bloemfontein: Bon Hotel Bloemfontein Central Bloem Plaza,
East Burger Street
North West, 22 June 2017 – Rustenburg: Orion Hotels and Resorts
KwaZulu-Natal, 27 June 2017 – Ethekwini: Durban ICC
Western Cape, 28 June 2017 – Cape Town: Protea Hotel Stellenbosch
Eastern Cape, 29 June 2017 – East London: Premier Hotel Regent, 22 Esplanade, Beach Front
Limpopo, 04 July 2017 – Polokwane: Sun Meropa, Plot 59 Sterkloop
Mpumalanga, 05 July 2017 – Nelspruit: Mercure Hotel, N4 Cnr Graniet Street
Gauteng, 06 July 2017- Ekurhuleni: Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg
For more information: www.dhs.gov.za or www.eeab.org.za