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PEACOCK, LIEBENBERG
& DICKINSON INC.

ATTORNEYS, CONVEYANCERS &
ADMINISTRATORS OF ESTATES

INVASIVE ALIEN PLANTS (IAP)

"There are a total of 559 Invasive Alien Species including 383 plant species appearing in 4 different categories ranging from 'Totally Prohibited' to 'cannot be propagated'."

With effect from 1 October 2014, it became a legal requirement that the Seller of any property must, prior to the conclusion of the relevant sale agreement, notify the Purchaser of the property, in writing, of the presence of listed Invasive Alien Species. There are a total of 383 IAPs appearing in 4 different categories ranging from "totally prohibited" to "cannot be propagated".

The Sellers should notify Purchasers in writing of the fact that alien species may exist and the sale agreement should include an acknowledgment by the Purchaser of this fact.

Arrangements can be made for audit of the plants on your property.

"...it is a legal requirement that the Seller of any property must notify the Purchaser of the property of the presence of listed IAPs"

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