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Land Affairs General Amendment Act (No. 51 of 2001)


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To amend  the  Land  Reform  (Labour  Tenants)  Act, 1996, by extending  the definition of “applicant” to provide  for’  associates  to  apply  for  the  acquisition of rights  in  land  and  servitudes;  to  reduce  the  age  at  which  a  labour  tenant  who refused  or  failed  to  provide  labour  to an owner or lessee, may  not  be  evicted;  to make  provision  that  a  court  satisfies  itself  that  adequate  arrangements  have  been made  for  the  reinstatement of a  person  who  was  evicted, if a  final order is not granted;  to  provide  for offences; to make  provision  that  associates  also  may  apply for advances  and  subsidies,  granted  in  terms of that Act, for  the acquisition of land or rights  to  land;  to  amend  the  Extension of Security of Tenure  Act, 1997, by the deletion of the  reference to “labour  tenant”  in  the  definition of “occupier”;  to insert  a  definition  for  “established  practice”  and  to  grant  rights to occupiers  to bury  deceased  family  members  residing  on  the  land  on which the occupier  is residing,  on that  land;  to  grant  a  right ta, the family  members of an occupier at  the occupier’s  death,  to  bury  that  occupier  on  the  land  he  or  she was  residing at;  and to  provide  for  matters  connected  therewith.



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