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The contracts contained on this website are standard. It should be changed to suit the needs and circumstances of the persons that want to enter into the specific contract. It is advisable to consult an attorney on the risks associated with each specific contract. Downloads of these contracts are free. With affordable memberships fees ranging from R100, R154 or R260 per month, you will be entitled to professional assistance, advice and peace of mind.

Acknowledgment of Debt

A written agreement stating that a person (debtor) owes another person or entity (creditor) a sum of money (debt). It also specifies how the debt is to be repaid. Download

Cohabitation Agreement

A written agreement entered into by an unmarried couple in a long-term relationship that resembles a marriage in order to protect their rights and obligations. A cohabitation agreement regulates aspects, such as, living expenses, shared property, termination, maintenance, and so on. Download

General Power of Attorney

A written document where a person (principal) appoints and authorises another person (agent) to generally act on his/her behalf. Download

Lease Agreement

An agreement that regulates the terms and conditions between a lessee and lessor, for the lessee to rent residential property (such as, a house, flat or so on) for a period less than 10 years. This is a once off lease agreement, therefore, the Consumer Protection Act does not apply. Download

Non-disclosure Agreement

When parties enter into an agreement, confidentiality may be required. This agreement ensures such confidentiality and is usually signed prior to entering into the main agreement. Download

Offer to Purchase

An offer to purchase property (such as, a house, flat and so on) sets out the terms and conditions of the sale between the purchaser and the seller. Download

Partnership Agreement

A written agreement entered into by two or more persons (“partners”) with the intention of doing business together, by combining money, skill and/or other resources (making a “contribution”), with the purpose of sharing profit. Download

Restraint of Trade

An employer may include a restraint of trade clause (“restraint”) in its contract of employment in order to protect its intellectual property, trade secrets, reputation and good will by limiting the employee from exercising his/her trade, profession or engaging in the same business venture within a certain period of time and geographical area. A restraint remains valid and enforceable, unless it is proven by the employee that the restraint is unreasonable and contrary to public policy. Download



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