a) Over the past five (5) years the department has not received back deposits from 101 properties that have been rented abroad.
b) The total amount of the deposit is R9 393 429.44.
c) Reasons for not receiving back the deposits are:
- Damages to properties
- Deposits used by the landlord for the maintenance work and repairs of damages.
- Lease terminated by mission outside the terms and conditions of contract e.g. late notice