Rehabilitation and the effects thereof

Section 127A

Rehabilitation by effluxion of time


(1) Any insolvent not rehabilitated by the court within a period of ten years from the date of sequestration of his estate, shall be deemed to be rehabilitated after the expiry of that period unless a court upon application by an interested person after notice to the insolvent orders otherwise prior to the expiration of the said period of ten years.


(2) If a court issues an order contemplated in subsection (1), the registrar shall transmit a copy of the order to every officer charged with the registration of title to any immovable property in the Republic.


(3) Upon receipt of the order by such officer he shall enter a caveat against the transfer of all immovable property or the cancellation or cession of any bond registered in the name of or belonging to the insolvent.


(4) The caveat shall remain in force until the date upon which the insolvent is rehabilitated.

[S. 127A inserted by s. 6 of Act No. 6 of 1972 and substituted by s. 7 of Act No. 122 of 1993.]