Chief Master Directives

  • Chief Master's Directive 2011-04 PDFeform [146KB]
    Section 28 (1) (c) of the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965
    relates to Banking Accounts where an executor has to place funds from an estate which are not being immediately utilised into an interest bearing account with a bank.
  • Chief Master's Directive 2010-04 [RECALLED BY DIRECTIVE 2012/01]
    Fees payable to the Master
  • Chief Master's Directive 2010-03 [RECALLED BY DIRECTIVE 2012/02]
    Keeping of Statistics in the office -
    For implementation on 1 December 2010.
  • Chief Master's Directive 2010-01 PDFeform [82KB]
    Bonds in assetless Companies and Close Corporations
    - The purpose of this directive is to ensure a uniform approach by Masters nationally in respect of the issue set out below in accordance with the provisions of Section 2(a) of the Administration of Estates Act No 66 of 1965.
  • Chief Master Directive 2009-07 PDFeform [119KB]
    Bond Substitution
    - The purpose of this directive is to ensure a uniform approach by Masters nationally in respect of the issue listed below in accordance with the provisions of Section 2(a) of the Administration of Estates Act No 66 of 1965.

NOTE: Signed copies of the Directives can be requested via the Customer Care e-mail address: chiefmaster@justice.gov.za

NOTE: Electronic PDF forms () can be completed electronically, provided you at least have Acrobat Reader 7 installed.