The South African Council for Valuers was established on 1 January 1983 by section 2 of the Valuers’ Act, 1982 (Act No. 23 of 1982). On 31 August 2001, the Council was replaced by the SA Council for the Property Valuers Profession established by section 2 of The Property Valuers Profession Act, 2000.
The Council’s main functions are the:
registration of Professional Valuers, Professional Associated Valuers and Candidate Valuers.; maintenance of their integrity; enhancement of their status; improvement of their academic and other qualifications and of the standard of services rendered by them; protection of members of the public in their dealings with registered persons; and drawing up and keeping up to date of a register of all registered persons
Insurance that decreases in amount periodically (usually yearly). It may either expire completely after a term of years or remain level thereafter at a reduced amount. The decreases in amount follow the principal-reduction pattern of a monthly reducing mortgage loan, and the insurance is primarily intended to pay off the unpaid balance of such a loan in the event of the death of the insured.