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Urban Pro–Poor Registrations: Complex–Simple the Overstrand Project
Low–cost housing which has been disposed of by private owners is extremely difficult for conveyancers to register. The law as it stands is often incapable of giving effect to the business transactions of the poor, thereby ...
Tenure Security Reformand Electronic Registration: Exploring Insights from English Law
This paper examines the potential significance of updating registration practices in resolving some of the issues about tenure security in a transformative context. It deals with the importance of good governance in the ...
The Potential Use of Cellular Phone Technology in Maintaining an Up–To–Date Register of Land Transactions for the Urban Poor
This article investigates the concept of using cell–phone technology for obtaining information about unofficial (off–register) transfers in land as are commonly undertaken by the urban poor in South Africa. Since the ...
The role of local government in evictions
Local government occupies a unique place in the South African system of government. This is circumscribed by the Constitution which contains directives. enjoining municipalities inter alia to provide democratic and ...
Restitutionary Road: Reflecting on Good Governance and the Role of the Land Claims Court
Although 95% of all claims that had been submitted by 1998 have indeed been processed, a mere 49% of the land that was restored since 1994 housed successful enterprises by the end of 2010. Accordingly, sixteen years into ...