Declaration Of Invasive Species

Declaration of Invasive Species
The NEMBA regulations state that the seller of any immovable property must, prior to the relevant sale agreement, notify the purchaser of the property in writing of the presence of listed invasive species on that property.

Declaration of Invasive Species
A copy of the Declaration of Invasive Species forms need to be lodged with The Compliancy Officer, Biosecurity Services, Department of Environmental Affairs.

Invasive species are a liability to landowners. The law says:

NEMBA (2004): Chapter 5, Part 2, page 60, 73 (2)
A person who is the owner of land on which a listed invasive species occurs must notify any relevant competent authority in writing of the listed invasive species occurring on that land.

NEMBA Alien and Invasive Species Regulations (2014): Chapter 7, Section 29, (1), (2), (3):
The seller of any immovable property must, prior to the conclusion of the relevant sale agreement, notify the purchaser of that property in writing of the presence of listed invasive species on that property.

Download a Declaration of Invasive Species form below.
Consult accredited invasive species practitioners, landscapers and garden centres. For contact lists, go to: www.invasives.org.za or www.sagic.co.za or www.sali.co.za or www.sana.co.za or www.wessa.org.za
Deliver your Declaration of Invasive Species forms, prior to property transfer, using the following channels:
- By Hand Delivery to: The Compliancy Officer, Biosecurity Services, Environmental Programmes, Department of Environmental Affairs, 1st Floor, 14 Loop Street, Cape Town, 8000.

- By Post: The Compliancy Officer, Biosecurity Services, Environmental Programmes, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8000.

- By Fax: 086 604 4080.

- By Email:

 

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Declaration of Invasive Species form to declare the presence of invasive species on a property.