South Africa to move to electronic title deeds system to deal with massive new land reform
The Department of Rural development and Land Reform has announced that intends to introduce the Electronic Deeds Registration Systems Bill in the National Assembly during the first quarter of 2018.
“The Bill provides for the development of an electronic deeds registration system in order to effect the registration of large volumes of deeds as necessitated by government’s land reform initiatives,” the department said.
“The Bill further seeks to expedite the registration of deeds by decreasing the time required for the deeds registration process having regard to legislation regulating electronic communication and transactions; and to provide for matters connected therewith.”
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