Property Practitioners Bill

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Submissions are now closed (since 10 August 2018)

Human Settlements

The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements invites you to submit written comments on the Property Practitioners Bill [B 21 - 2018].

The Bill seeks to:  
▪ provide for the regulation of property practitioners;
▪ provide for the continuation of the Estate Agency Affairs Board as the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority;
▪ provide for the appointment of the members of the Board and matters incidental thereto;
▪ provide for the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer and other staff members of the Authority; to provide for the establishment, appointment, powers and functions of the Property Practitioner’s Ombud Office;
▪ provide for compliance with and enforcement of the provisions of the Act;
▪ provide for the continuation of the Estate Agents Fidelity Fund as the Property Practitioners Fidelity Fund;
▪ provide for consumer protection;
▪ provide for the repeal of the Estate Agency Affairs Act, 1976; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Please indicate your interest in making a verbal presentation to the Committee.

Comments can be emailed to Ms Koliswa Pasiya-Mndende at kpasiya-mndende@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 10 August 2018

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Koliswa Pasiya-Mndende on tel (021) 403 3725

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