Invitation to comment on the Land Management Commission Bill

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has published the Land Management Commission Bill, 2013 for public comments on 27 September 2013, with a closing date of 28 October 2013.

This Bill seeks to establish the Land Management Commission to:

  • Maintain and establish a government data base of state land registered in the name of a department including any surveyed unregistered state land
  • Adjudicate land ownership disputes in respect of which two or more tittle deeds have been issued on the same land parcel
  • Advise the minister and on ownership relating to state land and land in communal areas.

Members of the public and stakeholders, who wish to obtain copies of the Land Management Commission Bill, can access it from departmental website: www.ruraldevelopment.gov.za or www.gov.za or contact the departmental toll free or switch board: Toll free 0800 00 7095 or 012 312 8911.  

To submit your comments on the Land Management Commission Bill, please email to LCMC2013@ruraldevelopment.gov.za or fax to 012 3242118

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