INTRODUCTION Commonly, creditors need to decide on the method in which to obtain the best security for the due and proper performance by the debtor of its obligations under, for example, a loan agreement. Often, creditors decide on a special and general notarial bond which provides the best possible security in one document without incurring
SUMMARY Court a quo: Firstrand Bank Limited (“Firstrand”) registered a general notarial bond (“GNB”) over all of the movable assets of Rubaco Boerdery (Edms) Bpk (“Rubaco”). Prior to the liquidation of Rubaco, Firstrand obtained an order perfecting its GNB to the amount of R5,500,000.00 (Five Million and Five Hundred Thousand Rand). Thereafter, the sheriff of