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Communal Land Rights Act, 2004 (Act No. 11 of 2004)



Notice No. 861

20 July 2004


(English text signed by the President.)

(Assented to 14 July 2004.)


It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:–


To provide for legal security of tenure by transferring communal land, including KwaZulu-Natal Ingonyama land, to communities, or by awarding comparable redress; to provide for the conduct of a land rights enquiry to determine the transition from old order rights to new order rights; to provide for the democratic administration of communal land by communities; to provide for Land Rights Boards; to provide for the co-operative performance of municipal functions on communal land; to amend or repeal certain laws; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.


BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:-