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  • 1/25/2016 LawsofBotswana

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    VOLUME:V

    CHAPTER:33:02DEEDSREGISTRY:SUBSIDIARYLEGISLATION

    INDEXTOSUBSIDIARYLEGISLATION

    DeedsRegistryRegulations

    DeedsRegistry(ConveyancersandNotariesPublic(FeesandCharges)Regulations

    DEEDSREGISTRYREGULATIONS

    (undersection11)

    (1stAugust,1960)

    ARRANGEMENTOFREGULATIONS

    PARTIPreliminary

    REGULATION

    1.Citation

    2.Identityofpersons

    PARTIIPreparationofDeedsandDocuments

    3.Deeds,etc.tobewrittenetc.onpaperapprovedbytheRegistrar

    4.Deeds,etc.tobeneat

    5.Spaces

    6.Registrarmaydeclinetoattest,etc.

    7.Names,etc.ofpersonsnamedindeeds

    8.Placeanddateofexecution

    9.Dateandnumbergranted,transfer,etc.

    10.Propertiestobespecifiedinseparateparagraphs

    11.Districtortownshiptobenamed

    12.Extentoflandtobeexpressedinwordsandfigures

    13.Meaningof"share"

    14.Registrarmayrequireconveyancertofurnishstatement

    15.Diagram

    16.Minors

    17.Partnerships

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    18.Preparationofdeeds

    19.Communityofproperty

    20.Rehabilitatedinsolvent

    21.Certificateofrighttominerals

    22.AuthorityforactsofRegistrar

    23.Authoritytobeinduplicate

    24.Conditionstobeincludedinmortgageortobereferredtotherein

    25.Consentofholdersofbonds

    26.Deedstobepreparedbyconveyancer

    27.Powersofattorney

    PARTIIILodgementandExecutionofDeeds

    28.Lodgementforexamination

    29.Timeofcession

    30.Productionofdocuments

    31.Landtransferinpursuanceofawill,etc.

    32.Productionoftitledeed

    33.Arbitration

    34.Transferinfavourofestateofadeceasedperson

    35.Valueofimmovableproperty

    36.Fideicommissum

    37.Deeds,etc.infavourofbank,etc.

    38.Consolidatedtitle

    39.Servitudes

    40.Cancellation

    41.Endorsementoftitledeeds

    42.Referencetodocumentsalreadyfiled

    PARTIVPowersandCertifiedCopiesthereof

    43.Agents

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    PARTVCopiesofDeedsandDocuments

    44.Copiesforinformation

    45.Copiesforjudicialpurposes

    46.Deedslostordestroyed

    47.Certifiedcopies

    PARTVIMiscellaneous

    48.BusinessattheDeedsRegistry

    49.Prospectingcontracts

    50.Cessionofrightstominerals

    51.Mynpachtprovided

    52.Transferofcertainrights

    53.Endorsementonbonds

    PARTVIIForms

    54.Formofcertificateoftitle

    G.N.21,1960,G.N.34,1962,L.N.5,1965,L.N.84,1966,S.I.76,1980.

    PARTIPreliminary(regs12)

    1.Citation

    TheseRegulationsmaybecitedastheDeedsRegistryRegulations.

    2.Identityofpersons

    (1)Theidentityofpersonsshallbeestablishedbymeansoftheirnamesanddatesofbirth,orinlieuofthedateofbirthbyamethodapprovedbytheRegistrar,whichshallbeenteredinthepersonalandotherregistersinwhichtransactionsrelatingtoanyonepersonarerecorded.

    (2)ThedateofbirthshallbeestablishedbymeansofthebirthorbaptismalcertificateoranaffidavitproducedtoandfiledbytheRegistrar.

    (3)Whereproofofthedateofbirthofanypersonhasalreadybeenfiledintheregistryitwillbesufficient to refer to such proof provided the conveyancer concerned certifies to or produces proof of theidentityoftheparty.

    (4)InrecordingthedateofbirthofanypersonintheappropriateregistertheRegistrarshallcause

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    anotetobemadethereinindicatingthedocumentwithwhichsuchproofisfiled.

    (5)TheRegistrarshallrectifyanyerrormadeinconnectionwithanentryornoteofthedateofbirthofanypersonappearinginhisRegistryuponprooftohissatisfactionthatanerrorhasbeenmade.

    (6)TheRegistrarshallhaveauthority inconnectionwithanydeedordocumenttenderedforexecution, registration or record to call for evidence to establish the identity or nonidentity of any partytheretowithanypersonwhosenameappearsinanyregisterkeptintheRegistry.

    PARTIIPreparationofDeedsandDocuments(regs327)

    3.Deeds,etc.,tobewritten,etc.,onpaperapprovedbytheRegistrar

    Deeds,powers,andotherdocumentslodgedforexecution,registration,orrecordmustbewritten,printed,ortypedonpaperapprovedbytheRegistrar.

    4.Deeds,etc.,tobeneat

    (1)Alldeeds,powers,andotherdocumentslodgedforexecution,registration,orrecordmustbeneatlyandplainlywrittenortyped,orprintedwithblackinkofgoodqualityandamarginofatleast37,5mmallowedforbindingpurposes.

    (2)Copyinginkmustnotbeused,andnocarboncopyofanydeed,power,orotherdocumentshallbeacceptedforthepurposeofbeingfiledinthedeedsregistry.

    (3)Alterationsandinterlineationswillrenderadeed,power,orotherdocumentliabletorejection,but,ifmade,theymustbeinitialledbythepersonorpersonsexecutingthedeed,power,orotherdocument,asthecasemaybe,andalsobythepersonsattestingthesame.

    (4)If,however,thealterationsorinterlineationsareattestedbypersonsotherthantheoriginalattestors,suchpersonsshallattachtheirsignatures.

    (5)Ifanysignaturetoadocumentiswrittenacrossastamp,orwithotherthanblackinkofgoodquality, or encroaches on themargin, the Registrar may decline to allow it to be used for the purposesintended.

    (6)Allalterationsandinterlineationsmust,inthecaseofadeedattestedbyanotary,beinitialledalsobysuchnotary.

    (7)Theupperhalfofthefirstpageofdeedsmustnotbeusedforwriting,typing,printing,oranyotherpurpose,butmustbereservedforthepurposeofdeedsregistryendorsements.

    (8)AnyoftheprovisionsofthisregulationmayberelaxedbytheRegistrarathisdiscretion.

    5.Spaces

    Anyspaces inadeedwhichhavenotbeenusedshall be ruled through,andwhereadeedcomprisesmorethanonepagethenecessarycatchwordshallbewrittenatthefootofeachpage.

    6.Registrarmaydeclinetoattest,etc.

    If,intheopinionoftheRegistrar,thewriting,typing,orprintinginanydeed,power,orotherdocumentlodgedforattestation,executionorregistration,orforanyotherpurpose,is,owingtothefaintnessthereof,notcalculatedtosecuredurability,hemaydeclinetoattest,execute,register,oraccept it,asthecasemaybe.

    7.Names,etc.,ofpersonsnamedindeeds

    (1)Deeds,powers,andotherdocumentsmustcontainthefullnamesanddatesofbirthofthepersonsnamedtherein,exceptingsuchpersonswhoareactinginorareappointedtoactinarepresentativecapacity.

    (2)Theprovisionsofsubregulation(1)mayberelaxedbytheRegistrarinspecialcircumstancesin

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    hisdiscretion.

    (3)Anadditionofan"alias"tothedescriptionofanypersonbyortowhomadeedlodgedforexecutionorattestationinadeedsregistryistobepassedshallnotbepermitted,and,ifanysuchadditionhasbeenmadeinanyotherdeedorpower,orotherdocumentlodgedforregistration,thecorrectnameonlyshallberecognizedforthepurposeofsuchregistration.

    (4)Deeds,powers,andotherdocumentsifexpressedinaforeignlanguagemay,atthediscretionoftheRegistrar,beacceptedforregistrationorrecordifatranslationdulycertifiedbyapersonapprovedbytheRegistrarislodgedtherewith.

    8.Placeanddateofexecution

    Everydeedanddocumentexecutedinorlodgedforregistrationorrecordinthedeedsregistryshalldisclosetheplaceanddateofexecutionthereof.

    9.Dateandnumbergranted,transfer,etc.

    Everydeedconferringtitletolandmustquotethedateandnumberofthegrant,transferorothertitlebywhichthelandisheld,andalsothedateandnumberofthegrant,transferorothertitletowhichthediagramof the land is annexed or relates, aswell as the nameof the person inwhose favour such lastmentionedgrant,transfer,orothertitlewasmade.

    10.Propertiestobespecifiedinseparateparagraphs

    (1)Whereadeedconferringtitletolandincludesmorethanoneproperty,eachpieceoflandshallbedescribed in a separateparagraph,which shall benumbered, andeachparagraph shall conform to theprovisionsofregulation9.

    (2)Aseparateregistrationclausemust,ifrequiredbytheRegistrar,beinsertedattheendofthedeedinrespectofeachpieceofland,whichclauseshallbearanumbercorrespondingtothenumberoftheparagraphinwhichthelandisdescribed.

    (3)Whentwoormorepiecesoflandareshownasseparatefiguresonasinglediagrameachpieceshall be described in the relevant deed in a separate paragraph, and may thereafter be transferredindependentlyonlyupontheproductionofafurtherdiagramthereof.

    (4)Itshallnotbenecessary,whereseparatediagramsoftwoormorepiecesoflandareannexedto one and the same deed of transfer and transfer is sought of any of such pieces, to procure from theDirectorofSurveysandLandsacopyofthediagramthereofforthepurposeofannexuretothenewtransfer.

    11.Districtortownshiptobenamed

    (1)Indescribinglandinadeedthenameofthedistrictinwhichitissituatedshallbequotedand,inthecaseoflandsituateinatownship,thedistrictandthenameofthetownship.

    (2)Theregisterednumber,ifany,ofthelandshallbegiven,andindeedsconferringtitletolandtheusualextendingcauseshallbeinserted.

    (3)Indescribinglandnoreferenceshallbemadeinadeedconferringtitletolandorinamortgagebondtoanybuildingorotherproperty,movableorimmovable,whichmaybeonorattachedtotheland.

    (4)Whenthedescriptionofthesituationoflandinanexistingdeedisdefectiveorinsufficient,anditisdesiredinconnectionwithafurthertransferofsuchlandtoamendthesame,theRegistrarmay,subject,ifhethinksnecessary,totheproductionofacertificatefromtheDirectorofSurveysandLands,permitsuchamendmenttobemade.

    (5)Itshallnotbenecessarytorepeatthedescription(ifany)oftheboundariesmentionedinadiagram,providedthatasuitablereferencetosuchdiagramismadeintherelevantdeed.

    12.Extentoflandtobeexpressedinwordsandfigures

    Inthedescriptionoflandconveyedorhypothecatedinadeedorbondtheextentthereofshallbeexpressedinwordsandfigures.

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    13.Meaningof"share"

    Int

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