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Can SASSA reclaim grant money now that I earn more than the qualifying amount?
SASSA can demand repayment for the period that your income exceeded the qualifying amount.
Can I get my late uncle's house, which his girlfriend had been living in with him, transferred to me, his niece?
If your uncle died without a will and his girlfriend is not on the RDP application, the law of intestate succession applies.
How can I register the birth of an abandoned baby?
You may need legal assistance.
Where can KZN police claim their pension fund?
My domestic worker wants to claim UIF but I have never made a UIF payment. What do I do?
You can pay arrears to the UIF for the years you did not contribute.
What is the maximum amount of additional income that I can earn without jeopardising my disability grant?
You may not earn more than R172,560 (R14,380 per month) jointly, if you are married.
Why was my provident fund not paid out after I relocated and got a new job?
If you still work in the same industry, you still need to contribute to the provident fund.
As a non-permanent military employee with one dependent who is sick and not working, do I qualify for an RDP house?
It would depend on how much you earn. Otherwise, you can apply for a FLISP subsidy.
Can my cousin, who has a Letter of Authority, sell my late grandmother's house?
If your cousin is the Representative in a Letter of Authority, she does not become the owner of the property.
How can I make SASSA pay for December and January instead of paying double in January?
You can either contact SASSA's helpline or request paralegal assistance.