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Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice releases

The Practitioners' Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice is the latest new release from publisher, LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics. The publication, authoured by Allen West, is aimed at the property and conveyancing market including legal practitioners, students and estate agents and provides comprehensive and up-to-date examination on the practice and procedure governing the registration of deeds and documents at the Deeds Registry.

In view of the provisions of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937, which places a duty on the Registrar to apply the directives issued by the Chief Registrar of Deeds, this publication is an invaluable and authoritative source for conveyancing attorneys when drafting deeds and documents.

The Practitioners' Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice covers the important aspects of conveyancing and notarial practice, with a comprehensive exposition of how to describe parties in deeds and documents, as well as an explanation on how to draft extending clauses and causa for estate transfers and to other types of transactions.

The book also includes a chapter on estate transfers, which covers each type of estate transaction, providing a comprehensive set of documents that need to be lodged with a specific estate transfer.  The author provides examples of how the causa must be drafted with a list of the supporting documents that need to be lodged for estates administrated in terms of the Black Administration Act 38 of 1927. There is also a chapter on customary marriages which will assist practitioners who have to advise on their clients’ marital status.

The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice overs the 2017 Conference Resolutions, SPLUMA, the Sectional Titles Management Act, the latest Chief Registrars Circulars and a new chapter on the deed of sale.

This publication is a must for all conveyancers, estate agents, paralegals, conveyancing typists as well as candidates who anticipate writing the conveyancing or notarial admittance examinations.

The Practitioner's Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice retails for R741.00 and is available for purchase from the LexisNexis online bookstore https://store.lexisnexis.co.za/categories/law/property-law-133/practitioners-guide-to-conveyancing-and-notarial-practice-skuZASKU9780639002071/details