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  • Limpopo Regional Land Claims Commission to address land claimants on restitution claims +

    The Limpopo Regional Land Claims Commission has deployed senior officials to the Nkowankowa area in Tzaneen to address the community on the land claims process. This comes after members of Read More
  • NCOP Budget Policy Speech by Minister Maite Nkoana–Mashabane (MP) +

    I am honoured to present the NCOP budget vote speech of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform in the year that we celebrate the centenary of the birth Read More
  • Media Invite: DM Skwatsha to address farm evictions in Simondium +

    The Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Mr Mcebisi Skwatsha in partnership with the Women on Farms Projects (WFP), an NGO working with women in commercial agriculture will conduct Read More
  • Labour tenants turned farm owners +

    After 18 years of wait, history was made this month when Ezwelethu CPA’s labour tenants were handed over a Title Deed by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Read More
  • Department committed to securing the rights of Solms Delta Wine Estate farm workers +

    The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has undertaken to initiate a turnaround strategy and a restructuring of the operations at the Solms Delta Wine estate which was acquired Read More
  • Media Invite: DM Mashego-Dlamini to lead the imbizo engagement session in Flagstaff, EC. +

    The Deputy Minister for Rural Development and Land Reform Candith Mashego-Dlamini will on Friday, 1 June 2018 host a Rural Women Stakeholder’s Engagement Imbizo Session with the rural Women/ Cooperatives Read More
  • Minister Nkoana Mashabane handed over title deeds to Roka Lebea tribe +

    The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane today handed over the title deed for the land of the Roka Lebea Tribe in Ga-Seroka village near Jane Read More
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The Department is responsible for the implementation of the Extension of Security of Tenure Act of 1997. It protects people that live on farm land and peri-rural land with the consent of the owner or person in charge. Excluded from the protection of the Act are people that use the land for industrial, commercial or mining purposes; and those that earn more than a prescribed amount. The current prescribed amount is R5, 000.

The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform intends, in terms of Section 1 read together with section 28 of the Extension of Security of Tenure Act 1997, to make the regulations increasing the prescribed amount to R13, 625..

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the proposed regulations not later than 24 December 2017 s to the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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