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Sectional Titles Act, 1986 (Act No. 95 of 1986)

Part I : Introductory Provisions

3. Application of Deeds Registries Act, reproduction of documents, and units deemed to be land


(1) Save as is otherwise provided in this Act or any other law or the context otherwise indicates, the provisions of the Deeds Registries Act shall, in so far as such provisions can be so applied, apply mutatis mutandis in relation to all documents registered or filed or intended to be registered or filed in a deeds registry in terms of this Act.


(2) The registrar concerned may reproduce or cause to be reproduced any document referred to in subsection (1) by means of microfilming or any other process which in his opinion accurately and durably reproduces any such document, and may preserve or cause to be preserved such reproduction in lieu of such document.


(3) A reproduction referred to in subsection (2) shall, for the purposes of a deeds registry, be deemed to be the original document, and a copy obtained by means of such reproduction and which has been certified by the registrar as a true copy of such reproduction, shall be admissible in evidence and shall have all the effects of the original document concerned.


(4) A unit shall be deemed to be land.