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The Practitioners Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice 3rd Edition

Your authoritative and practical partner for uniform conveyancing in South Africa, with added insights on customary marriages and exam preparation.

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Your authoritative and practical partner for uniform conveyancing in South Africa, with added insights on customary marriages and exam preparation.

The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice, now in its brand new 3rd Edition authored by Allen West, aims to create uniformity in conveyancing practices in South Africa, as required by the Deeds Registries Act. The book provides practical guidance to practitioners and students on important day-to-day conveyancing topics, substantiated by authoritative sources like case law and conference resolutions. It comprises two sections - the first covering core conveyancing issues, and the second containing key Chief Registrar's Circulars and an index of all circulars since 1949. It provides invaluable insights on drafting extending clauses and causa for estate transfers and other transactions.

As an added bonus, practitioners can rely on the chapter covering customary marriages to navigate their clients' marital status enquiries.

The book also includes an exam preparation guide to help candidates apply the syllabus to real-world conveyancing. This has proved to be extremely useful to our customers who have purchased previous editions of the book over the years.

 

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Table of contents

CHAPTER_1 - An overview of the deeds registration system and deeds registries in South Africa

CHAPTER_2 - The contract of sale and matters related to sale of land

CHAPTER_3 - How ownership in land is conveyed from one person to another and the analysis of the conventional deed of transfer

CHAPTER_4 - The conveyancer and notary and their responsibilities

CHAPTER_5 - Deeds to follow sequence of their relative causes

CHAPTER_6 - Identification of parties in deeds and documents tendered for registration or execution at a deed registry

CHAPTER_7 - Description of parties in the preamble and vesting clause of deeds and documents

CHAPTER_8 - Contractual capacity of the transferor

CHAPTER_9 - Agency and powers of attorney

CHAPTER_10 - Various causae of the deed of transfer

CHAPTER_11 - Personal and praedial servitudes in terms of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937

CHAPTER_12 - Restrictive title deed conditions

CHAPTER_13 - Estate Transfers

CHAPTER_14 - Interdicts and forced sales

CHAPTER_15 - Subdivisional and partition transfers of land

CHAPTER_16 - An overview of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013

CHAPTER_17 - Sundry applications in terms of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 and the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965

CHAPTER_18 - Opening of township register

CHAPTER_19 - Certificates of title and substituted title deeds

CHAPTER_20 - The analysis of the conventional mortgage bond and notes on notarial bonds

CHAPTER_21 - Mortgage bonds and restrictive conditions

CHAPTER_22 - Miscellaneous registrations in respect of registered bonds

CHAPTER_23 - Expropriation transfers and related matters

CHAPTER_24 - Deeds of Transfer by virtue of an Order of Court

CHAPTER_25 - Notarial lease agreements over immovable property

CHAPTER_26 - Antenuptial contracts

CHAPTER_27 - Transfer duty

CHAPTER_28 - The Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988

CHAPTER_29 - The Civil Unions Act 17 of 2006

CHAPTER_30 - Black Marriages: The past and the present

CHAPTER_31 - The recording and cancellation of a contract in terms of the Alienation of Land Act, 1981

CHAPTER_32 - The Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act 70 of 1970

CHAPTER_33 - The Land titles Adjustment Act 111 of 1993

CHAPTER_34 - Sectional title matters

CHAPTER_35 - Housing Development Schemes for Retired Persons Act 65 of 1988

CHAPTER_36 - Excisions and Incisions

Table of Cases

Table of Acts

Subject Index

Guidelines to prepare for the conveyancing examination