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The Fore-Laws of Boreholes – Handy Tips before Drilling

In areas where the tap water supplies are erratic or more expensive in larger quantities (industrial/irrigation uses), boreholes have provided a convenient way for water supply. Howveer, it's important to understand the regulations involved with drilling a borehole.


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Borehole Regulations in South Africa & Compliance in Property Transfers

Due to the diverse administrative requirements of various local government authorities, such regulations vary from one municipality to the other. However they are all targeted at the exploitation of underground water resources in a sustainable, safe and controlled manner.

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Binding Authority and Liability of Members of Close Corporations

Whereas a close corporation is regarded as a juristic person with separate legal persona to that of its members, the individual members ought to observe such and alleviate the risk of binding the close corporation in instances where it was not intended so.

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When the Property Transfer is from a Deceased Estate – Things to Note

It happens most often that some properties are transferred and sold from a deceased estate, with the purchaser having to transact with the heir or the executor of the deceased estate. In other instances, there is no sale involved, but that the property must be transferred from the deceased estate to the heir who is entitled to inherit such property.

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The Valid Conclusion of Marriages in South Africa

Planning and concluding a marriage is one of the most exciting events in many people’s lives. This article briefly discusses the various essential and ancillary issues surrounding the conclusion of marriage, in order for it to be valid and effective.

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Marriages between South Africans and Foreign Nationals – Important Notes

Due to various political and socio-economic reasons in the past two decades, emigration to South Africa from countries in the region and the continent has surged immensely. This has naturally led to immigration laws, regulations and policies by the government of South Africa to be on a continuous path of development and modification to suit the altering patterns in immigration.

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Legalising Foreign Marriages in South Africa

South Africa has for a while became a preferred destination for work, tourism, retirement, religious, business and other various activities. Consequently, marriages between foreign nationals and South Africans have become commonplace as social barriers become less and less matters of concern.

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Love Thy Neighbour - Property Boundary Matters

Often at times municipalities are approached by disputing parties with regards to complaints relating to boundaries on their properties. This usually happens in residential than commercial properties, where neighbours accuse each other of going beyond their lawful property boundary and penetrating into the other’s property.

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