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Share Blocks Control Act 1980 (Act No. 59 of 1980)

5. Restrictions on operation of share block scheme


(1) No share block scheme shall be operated in respect of—
(a) agricultural land as defined in section 1 of the Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act, 1970 (Act No. 70 of 1970), unless consent for the sale or the granting of a right to a portion of such agricultural land has previously been obtained in writing from the Minister of Agriculture by either the owner or the prospective buyer of such agricultural land; and
(b) other immovable property upon which, after the commencement of this Act, a building is, according to any law, erected in conflict with an approved or a proposed town planning scheme.


(1A) For the purposes of paragraph (a) of subsection (1) the provisions of section 4 (1) (a) (ii) and (b), (2), (3) and (4) of the Act mentioned in that paragraph shall apply mutatis mutandis.


(2) The provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection (1) shall not apply in respect of a building in respect of which, prior to the date upon which the share block scheme is put into operation, there has been lodged with the Registrar the prescribed form on which an architect as defined in section 1 of the Architects’ Act, 1970 (Act No. 35 of 1970), or a person registered as a land surveyor under section 10 of the Land Surveyors’ Registration Act, 1950 (Act No. 14 of 1950), has certified that building plans in respect thereof have been approved under the laws relating to the erection of buildings upon the immovable property in question, and that the building has been erected in accordance with those plans.