Regardless of expectations of reopening, the Deeds Workplace in Cape City was closed once more till additional discover.
That is an replace to the article posted earlier, Cape Town deeds office reopens for business
The Deeds Workplace in Cape City was formally closed on Friday “till additional discover”, Joseph Dreyer, Deputy Registrar, confirmed to Each day Maverick.
He declined to remark additional amid reviews that the workplace had closed resulting from a Covid-19-related incident.
The Legislation Society of SA tweeted on Friday morning that the Chief Registrar of Deeds “has suggested that certainly one of their officers has been uncovered to a relative which has examined optimistic with Covid-19. Because of this, the Cape City Deeds and SG [Surveyor-Basic} workplaces have been closed with quick impact. The constructing can be decontaminated.”
Gustav Barkhuysen Lawyer’s, a conveyancers agency, additionally confirmed to Each day Maverick that the workplaces in Cape City can be closed for decontamination.
Deeds workplaces, that are answerable for the registration, administration and upkeep of the property registry of South Africa, had been allowed to reopen after being listed as important providers underneath Degree four lockdown rules from 13 Could. Nonetheless, the workplace in Cape City suspended providers resulting from a excessive degree of absenteeism amid well being and security issues. Operations had been resulting from resume on Friday. See earlier article. DM