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Have Your Say: Property Practitioners Bill [B21B-2018]

The Select Committee on Social Services invites interested people and stakeholders to submit written comments on the Property Practitioners Bill.  The Bill seeks:

To provide for the regulation of property practitioners; to provide for the continuation of the Estate Agency Affairs Board as the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority; to provide for the appointment of the members of the Board and matters incidental thereto; to provide for the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer and other staff members of the Authority; to provide for transformation of the property practitioners sector; to provide for the establishment of the transformation fund and establishment of the research centre on transformation; to provide for compliance with and enforcement of the provisions of the Act; to provide for the continuation of the Estate Agents Fidelity Fund as the Property Practitioners Fidelity Fund; to provide for consumer protection; to provide for the repeal of the Estate Agency Affairs Act, 1976; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Written presentation must be received by no later than 12:00 on Friday 15 February 2019.

Enquiries, as well as written submissions, can be directed to: Ms Marcelle Williams, Select Committee on Social Services, Parliament of RSA, P.O. Box 15, Cape Town 8000 or e-mailed to: mawilliams@parliament.gov.za

Copies of the Bill can be obtained from Ms Marcelle Williams on tel. 021 403 3799, cell: 083 709 8451 or at www.parliament.gov.za

Issued by MP Dlamini, Ms LC, Chairperson: Select Committee on Social Services.