Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment Bill

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Submissions are now closed (since 07 August 2020)

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development invites interested people and relevant stakeholders to submit written comments on the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment Bill [B6 - 2020]

Comments must be e-mailed to pnyamza@parliament.gov.za by no later than 07 August 2020.

In addition to the written comments, you can indicate your interest in making a verbal presentation.

Virtual public hearings are scheduled to be held on 18 & 19 August 2020.

The Bill aims to amend the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act, 1991, so as to provide for the application for conversion of land tenure rights to ownership, to provide for the notice of informing interested persons of an application to convert land tenure rights into ownership; to provide for an opportunity for interested persons to object to conversion of land tenure rights into ownership; to provide for the institution of inquiries to assist in the determination of land tenure rights; to provide for application to court by an aggrieved person for appropriate relief; to provide for the recognition of conversions that took effect in good faith in the past; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

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