FISA received a new contact list for the relevant departments in the Master’s Office: Cape Town.
Category: Chief Master
Chief Master’s Directive 1/2023 – QR code on LEs
The acting Chief Master issued a directive regarding new appointment documents in deceased estates containing a QR code.
Master’s Offices systems development
FISA representatives participated in testing new Master’s Office systems in Johannesburg this week.
Timeslive.co.za: Masters offices turnaround times
Masters offices turnaround target
Master’s Office: Cape Town – limited access
The Master’s Office in Cape Town has announced limited access for practitioners from 6 to 17 March 2023.
Acting Chief Master
FISA can confirm that Ms Penny Roberts, Master Pretoria, has been appointed as Acting Chief Master.
Moneyweb: Service delivery failures at masters’ offices impact the economy
Service delivery failures at masters’ offices impact the economy.
FISA Council task team on Reg 910
The FISA Council decided to appoint a task team to advise it on steps to be taken regarding the consequences of the recent court judgement on Regulation 910.
Rapport: Meester-misoes knak slagoffers
In hierdie artikel skryf joernalis Marizanne Kok oor spesiale trusts, met verwysing na ‘n saak waarin die hoofmeester gemeen het dat ‘n spesifieke situasie beter gehanteer kan word deur die…
Initiative to reduce backlog in Master’s Offices
An initiative by Sanlam Trust to help reduce the backlogs at Master’s Offices requires assistance.
Fire at Master Pretoria
After a fire yesterday, the office of the Pretoria Master is temporarily inaccessible.
Communication from Chief Master on Covid protocols
FISA received a communication from the Office of the Chief Master on the repeal of Covid-19 protocols.
Article about Master’s powers regarding the sale of property from an estate
Article in De Rebus about whether the Master has to approve a sale from a deceased estate if all heirs have consented to the sale.
Master’s Office: Johannesburg resumes services
Master’s Office: Johannesburg has resumed services.
Master’s Office: Johannesburg impacted by fire
The office of the Master: Johannesburg is severely impacted by an underground fire in the main electricity supply cable.
Master’s Office: Pretoria open
The Chief Master informed FISA last night that the Master: Pretoria will be open this morning.