Heritage Western Cape (HWC) Section 27 and 36 – Application form
In terms of Section 36 (3) of the NHRA no person may, without a permit issued by the relevant heritage resources authority:
a) destroy, damage, alter, exhume or remove from its original position or otherwise disturb the grave of a victim of conflict, or any burial ground or part thereof which contains such graves;
b) destroy, damage, alter, exhume or remove from its original position or otherwise disturb any grave or burial ground older than 60 years which is situated outside a formal cemetery administered by a local authority; or
c) bring onto or use at a burial ground or grave referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) any excavation equipment, or any equipment which assists in the detection or recovery of metals.
The following documentation is required upon submission:
- Completed signed application form
- Locality map
- Proof of Ownership
- Power of Attorney
- Images of the site and its context
- Proof of Payment with correct reference number
- Any additional information pertaining to the heritage of the site
- Digital copies of all required documents on CD or USB – USB’s are not returned
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a reference number. Upon request, kindly provide the site details and which application you intend on applying for.
Should you have any further queries, please contact email@example.com