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Have Your Say: Property Practitioners Bill [B 21 - 2018]

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The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements invites interested people/parties and stakeholders to submit written comments on the Property Practitioners Bill [B 21 - 2018].

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 the establishment, appointment, powers and functions of the Property Practitioner’s Ombud Office; 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. 

Enquiries, as well as written submissions, can be sent to the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements (Attention: Koliswa Pasiya-Mndende),   3rd floor, W/S 3/077, 90 Plein Street, Cape Town 8001, or e-mailed to kpasiya-mndende@parliament.gov.za. In addition to the written comments, please indicate your interest in making a verbal presentation to the Committee.

The closing date for submissions is Friday, 10 August 2018.

Copies of the Bill can be obtained from Koliswa Pasiya-Mndende on tel: 021-403 3725, cell 083 709 8495 or www.parliament.gov.za .

Issued by Ms N N Mafu, MP, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements