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  • Media Statement on SIU report on Land Reform +

    The SIU report on Land Reform referred-to in media reports was concluded and handed over to the Presidency by the Special Investigations Unit.  Read more Read More
  • Jubilation as farmers are handed over farm implements worth more than R34 Million in Sasolburg, Free State +

    It was all jubilation when Acting Director General of Rural Development and Land Reform, Ms Rendani Sadiki on behalf of Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane handed over farm implements worth more than Read More
  • Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to hand-over implements worth R34 million to Free State farmers +

    The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, will on Friday, 21st December 2018 hand-over farm implements worth more than R34 million to four farms in Sasolburg, Read More
  • Early Christmas for the Bahurutshe as the Minster launches Biodiversity Transformation Platform +

    The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane together with the North West Premier, Prof Job Mokgoro, yesterday (19th December 2018) launched the first time ever Mebala ya Read More
  • Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to launch a Biodiversity Economy Transformation Project at the Thabana Game Farm, Nietverdeint +

    The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, together with the MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development in North West Province, Ms Desbo Mohono, will, on Read More
  • Deputy Minister Skwatsha presided over the graduation ceremony for 717 NARYSEC recruits in Saldana +

    The Deputy Minister for the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Mcebisi Skwatsha, today (06 December 2018) presided over a graduation ceremony that was held at SAS Saldanha Naval Read More
  • Restoring the dignity of rural communities +

    The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane today (23 November 2018) handed-over 33 title deeds to 33 Communal Property Associations (CPAs) which have successfully claimed their land 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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