Ministry of Local Government (MLG)
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Matimela

MATIMELA

1.  SERVICE DESCRIPTION

Matimela is defined as any stray livestock.  The procedures in the districts differs from those in towns and operates under different Acts.  [Matimela Act 36.06 (District) Pound Act 36.05 (Forms)]

2.   HOW DO I OBTAIN THE SERVICE

DISTRICT 

Collection of Matimela

Anyone who knows of any stray animal should report to the nearest Matimela office or Kgotla

Notification

Giving the full description of Matimela, notification of presence of Matimela in could kraals is given out to notice boards across the district, sent to other district and Ministry Of Agriculture to be aired on radio.

CLAIM

For one to claim Matimela as the owner, they have to bring the following requirement with the following fees for different livestock.

3.   HOW DO I APPLY FOR SERVICE

  • Omang card
  • Valid brand Certificate

4.   COST INVOLVED IN OBTAINING SERVICE

  • Cattle – P2.50 per day 
  • Other animals – P1.50 per day

Auction Sale of Unclaimed Matimela Advertise avetion sale 14 days before the date on public notice boards, send to other districts and Ministry of Agriculture to be aired on radio.

During avetion sale, you are expected to pay each or bank guaranteed cheque

Towns

Patroll around and Impound livestock roaming or trespassing the City/Town 

Notification for sale and presence after 10 days Impounded, Cattle, Horses kept for 21 days and Donkeys and Smallstock 14 days.

Owners Entitled to claim proceeds with 12 months less impounded days

 

                 

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