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Urban Land Use Rights – An Analysis of Engineering Contribution Figures

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Local government authorities come up with town planning schemes as part of their mandate, which involves the division and allocation of land for particular use.

The land is then developed according to the rights attached to it in terms of such allocation, which is known as zoning e.g residential, industrial, recreational, agricultural, business hub.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, November 16, 2020 Views: 163

 

Authentication of Documents for Use in and outside South Africa

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Even though governments do all they can to safeguard the authenticity of public documents, criminal syndicates have somehow managed to have new tricks up the sleeve. For this reason, authentication of public documents is crucial.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, November 12, 2020 Views: 225

 

Giving to cea-SARS what belongs to cea-SARS – Estate Taxes

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Although the administration of a deceased estate involves the distribution of benefits to legatees and beneficiaries, the law also requires that applicable taxes and deductions be made before any distribution can be made.

It is important that deductions and taxes are taken into consideration during estate planning and when a will is drawn as this is a complex process especially when the concerned has died.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, November 5, 2020 Views: 195

 

The Legal Status of Foreign Marriages in South Africa

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The legal status of a marriage is determined by the legal regime of the country where it was solemnised or concluded.

There are reasons for this, chief among them being that a marriage is in essence an agreement between at least two consenting parties, where reciprocal obligations arise.

Jurisdiction in respect of contractual disputes is mainly (not exclusively however) founded where the contract was concluded.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, November 5, 2020 Views: 388